Robert Kirby Henry

Robert Kirby Henry, 58, of Richmond, died Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at North Kansas City Hospital, North Kansas City, Mo.

Kirby was born June 12, 1958, in Richmond, to James Edward and Carol Jean (Raasch) Henry.  His father preceded him in death.

Survivors include: his Mother, Carol J. Henry, of  Richmond; one brother and sister-in-law, Craig and Stacy Henry, of Richmond; a nephew, Cody Henry; a niece, Cady Henry; his aunt and uncle, Bob and Claire Raasch; and two cousins, Jason Raasch and his wife, Aimee, and Jonathan Raasch and his wife, Kristie.

In addition to his father, Kirby was preceded in death by a brother, Steven Douglas Henry.

Kirby was a heavy equipment operator for several years. Lately, he worked for the Tracy Brothers in their farming operation. He graduated from Richmond High School in 1976. He was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Richmond. He was baptized and confirmed at Grace Lutheran Church in Lexington. Kirby was a lifelong Richmond resident.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Faith Lutheran Church or to Ray County Veterans.

Visitation is 5 to 7 p.m., Monday, April 3, at Thurman Funeral Home, Richmond.   Memorial services follow the visitation at 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Inurnment will be at a later date. Online condolences may be left at




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