Glenn Allen Kirby

August 26, 1951 - October 14, 2020

Glenn Allen Kirby, 69, of Salem, passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2020.

He was born on August 26, 1951 in Salem, a son of the late Charles and Emma Loving Kirby and had been a lifelong resident. He was employed as an electrician with Roanoke County Public Schools for many years prior to retiring and attended Fellowship Community Church. Glenn was an avid hunter and outdoorsman, supported Hunters for the Hungry, and enjoyed spending time with his family and grandson Ryan. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Charles Benjamin Kirby, two brothers and a sister.

He is survived by his loving wife of 44 Years, Shela Reynolds Kirby; son David Allen Kirby and wife Ashley; his daughter Leah Kirby and wife Megan; grandchildren, Ryan Stuart Kirby and Kaelynn Cordle, and a sister, Elsie Mitchell.

Funeral services will be held at 2PM, Monday, October 19, 2020 at the Chapel of John M. Oakey & Son, Salem. Pastor James Bradley will officiate. Burial will follow at Sherwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 PM, Sunday, October 18, 2020 at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Fellowship Community Church 1226 Red Lane EXT. Salem, VA 24153 or to Hunters For The Hungry by visiting An online guest book is available for family and friends by visiting