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Daniel James Kirkby, 46

WILMINGTON — Daniel James Kirkby, 46, passed away at home, Wednesday, April 3, 2019.

Dan is survived by his parents, David Kirkby and Verona Kirkby, both of Wilmington; four brothers, Steven, Mark (Kim), both of Chesapeake, Virginia, Matthew (Melissa) of Wilmington and Brian (Denise) of Fort Collins, Colorado; several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and his work family at PPD.

Dan was a graduate of Great Bridge High School in Chesapeake, Virginia, and James Madison University.

The family thanks the Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke University for their care for the past 12 years, especially Doctors Annick Desjardins and Alan Friedman. Locally, the family thanks Doctors John Anagnost and Peter Manolukas, and the Jedrey Family Foundation for their support. Special thanks to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, especially Shaun, Teresa and Jillian for their caring support.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Sunday, April 7, at Andrews Mortuary Valley Chapel, 4108 South College Road, Wilmington. A graveside service will be held at noon, Monday, April 8, at Oleander Memorial Gardens, 306 Bradley Drive, Wilmington, with the Rev. Richard G. Elliott officiating.

In lieu of flowers please consider a memorial donation in Dan’s name to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.

Share online condolences with the family at Andrews Mortuary & Crematory.

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