Kirby P. Courville
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Kirby P. Courville, 81, military veteran of Baton Rouge, LA, passed away in the comfort of his own home, surrounded by his family on June 4, 2020. Kirby is survived by his beloved wife Paula of 57 years, children Curla, Beau, Lars, and nephew Jacque Courville, sister Debbie C. O'Neal. 8 grandchildren, and 3 great grandchildren. He was Godfather to 4, and had numerous nieces and nephews. He was devoted to his faith, family and friends. Kirby was preceded in death by parents, Sidney J, Elvina M., and brother Jack Courville. Kirby loved to tell Cajun jokes. He enjoyed LSU football, fishing, and dancing. He worked as a general contractor for 30 years. After record sales, KIRMAX (a refractory fire brick) was named after him. A special thank you to the people at Compassus Hospice. Kirby was a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church. A Memorial Celebration for Kirby will be announced at a later date.

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Published in The Advocate from Jun. 27 to Jun. 28, 2020.
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July 3, 2020
Rest In Peace brother of mine. Sure am going to miss your laugh and your story telling. Love you to the moon and back.
Debra Courville Oneil
Sister
July 1, 2020
Kirby was a wonderful man and very important in my and my familys lives. Our lives are truly better from having Paw Paw in our lives. We love you and God Bless you.
Jeff Blackman
Family
June 30, 2020
I love you so much. You were a rock in my life. I just want to hug you one more time. Miss you Pawpaw
Bitty
Family
June 30, 2020
I've always had a special place in my heart for Uncle Kirby. I was painfully shy as a kid and somehow he would always get me talking when no one else could. He seemed to do whatever it took to draw me out of my shell and make me laugh and open up. I don't know how he did it but I'll always appreciate him making me feel included. He and Aunt Paula always made us feel very welcome in their home and even though it's been many years since I've seen them, I love them very much.
Shannon Parden Lenzo
Family
June 29, 2020
am so sorry for your loss! Please give Paula a hug from me. I will always remember his warmth and hugs when visiting with he and Paula. I have missed seeing them these past few years-they were always some of my favorite people. He is in a much better place now. Love to you all-Susan Bynum Sherwin
Susan Sherwin
Friend
June 28, 2020
Kirby was one of my late husbands best friends since they met at St. Gerard in elementary school. Kirby and Paula were Godparents to our son. The world has lost a good man!! My heart goes out to his family. RIP dear friend.
Dee Dee Fryoux
Frances B. Fryoux
Friend
June 28, 2020
Rest in Peace Kirby.
Jay Watson
Friend
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