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Herman Irby

Herman  Irby,  89 years,  6 months, and  18 days old, passed to heaven on May 15, 2016 at his home in Buffalo, Mo., with his family by his side

Herman was born on Oct. 28, 1926, in Wasola, Mo., to George Edward Irby and Cora May (Porter) Irby. He attended school in Ava, Mo.

Herman and Viola Davis were united in marriage on April 10, 1955 in Goodhope, Mo., and to this union one child was born.

Herman was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Glendora Treet.

Herman is survived by his wife, Viola Irby, Buffalo, Mo.; daughter, Melinda and Larry Blair; two grandsons, Eric and Steve and Jessica Caston; two great-grandchildren, Hadley and Cooper Caston; two brothers,  Jim and Ross Irby, both of Ava; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Graveside funeral services for Herman were Wednesday, May, 18, 2016 at 2 p.m. in the Goodhope Cemetery, Goodhope, Mo., with burial following. Officiating was Pastor Robert Roberts.  Memorials may be made to the Goodhope Cemetery.

Online condolences may be made to www.clinkingbeardfuneral home.com.