James A. Kirby, 53, Adams

ADAMS, NY — James A. Kirby, 53, Adams, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, after being stricken at his home.

He was born Jan. 22, 1967, in Watertown, NY, the son to the late Michael and Bertha Gamble Kirby.

James enjoyed watching dirt track racing and was an avid Buffalo Bills fan.

Surviving are a son, Justin Kirby, Watertown; a daughter, Ashley (Adrean Carnegie) Kirby, Glen Park; two grandchildren, Jalyssa Kirby, Hunter Carnegie; a sister, Mary (Rick Dusckas) Kirby, Watertown; a nephew, Shawn Kirby, a niece, Cortney Dusckas and a great-niece McKenna Kirby.

A private burial will be held in the Glenwood Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his memory to the American Heart Association, PO Box 3049, Syracuse, NY 13220-3049.

Arrangements are with Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Inc.

Condolences may be made online at www.reedbenoit.com