Brooks & White
P.O. Box 1135
907 Durham Road
Roxboro, NC, 27573
(336) 599-3171
Funeral Home
"Your Way Is Our Way!"
Bob Merritt Irby
November 11, 1937 - April 27, 2018
Born in Person County, NC
Resided in Roxboro, NC
Sunday April 29, 2018, 2-3PM
Brooks & White
907 Durham Rd
Roxboro, NC 27573
Sunday April 29, 2018, 3PM
Chapel Service
Brooks & White
907 Durham Rd
Roxboro, NC 27573
Bob Merritt Irby, 80, of 134 Montague Ave., Roxboro, died Friday, April 27, 2018. Born in Person County, Mr. Irby was the son of the late Luther W. and Lottie M. Smith Irby. Mr. Irby retired from the City of Roxboro Water Treatment Plant and was a member of Oak Grove United Methodist Church. He loved God, his wife Pearlie, his family, his grandchildren and his two great-grandchildren. He enjoyed playing bluegrass music and going to the mountains. Mr. Irby was preceded in death by his brothers, Luther (Money) Irby and Willie E. Irby and his sisters, Alease McBrien and Marion Whitfield.

Mr. Irby is survived by his wife, Pearlie M. Irby; two children, Judy Irby Ashley and Jeffrey M. Irby; two sisters, Helen Loftis and Dorothy Stone; six grandchildren, Ricky Ashley, Joshua Ashley, Justin Ashley, Bryce Irby, Jon Irby and Cheyenne Irby; two great-grandchildren, Izabella Ashley and Gavin Irby.

Funeral services will be held 3PM, Sunday, April 29, 2018, at Brooks & White Chapel. Burial will follow in Oak Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held 2-3PM Sunday at the Brooks & White Chapel prior to the service.

Pallbearers will be Ricky Ashley, Joshua Ashley, Bryce Irby, Jon Irby, Joey Lunsford, Blake Gentry, and Cody Gentry.