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kirby a. kitson

Posted on Nov. 17, 2012 at 12:00 a.m.

July 23, 1975 - Nov. 15, 2012

MISHAWAKA — Kirby A. Kitson, 37, of Mishawaka, died at 7:45 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at IU Health Goshen.

He was born July 23, 1975, in Goshen to Bob and Judy (Beer) Kitson.

He lived his lifetime in this area. Kirby was a 1994 graduate of Fairfield High School and received his bachelor’s degree at IUSB.

He worked at Spider Strategies as manager of product training.

Kirby loved his family and his nieces and nephews.

He loved working with flowers and was a master gardener.

He enjoyed traveling and attended Nappanee Missionary Church.

Surviving are his parents, Bob and Judy Kitson of Syracuse; sister Holly (Ben) Holden of Wakarusa; brothers Greg (Lisa) Kitson of Syracuse and Jeff (Brandi) Kitson of Nappanee; and nieces and nephews Kailey, Cameron, Connor and Kara Kitson, all of Syracuse, Keaton and Riley Kitson, both of Nappanee, and Samuel, Ellie and Jocelyn Holden, all of Wakarusa.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Melvin and Mary Schlotterback and Maurice and Betty Beer.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, at Nappanee Missionary Church Chapel and for one hour prior to the 10:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 19, 2012, funeral service at the church. Pastor Joe Focht will officiate.

Burial will follow in Milford Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be given to Nappanee Missionary Church Missions or Gideon’s International. Online condolences may be given at www.tlyfh.com.