Mr. Leroy Saunders Kirks, age 77, of Cascade, Va., passed away on Wednesday, July 3, 2019, at SOVAH Health-Danville. He was born on May 12, 1942, in Pittsylvania Co., Va., to the late William Robert Kirks and Bessie Thelma Scearce Kirks. Before his retirement, Mr. Kirks worked as an equipment operator for Riverside Equipment and was of the Baptist faith He is survived by his wife, Connie Anderson Kirks of the residence; children, Leroy Kirks Jr., Tony Craig Kirks, Susan K. Kirks, Kelly K. Crowder, and Emily Hughes; six grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren; brothers, Kenneth Kirks and Earl Kirks; and sisters, Vernice Denny (Ellis); Florence Hylton (Eual), Betty Wells; and Sylvia Yeatts (Harry). In addition to his parents, Mr. Kirks was predeceased by grandson, Christopher Matherly; brother, Buddy W. Kirks; and daughter, Debra Lynn Walden. Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 7, 2019, at Danville Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Austin Merricks officiating. Visitation will be held from 6 until 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 6, 2019, at Swicegood Funeral Home. Swicegood Funeral Service is respectfully serving the Kirks family. Please sign the guestbook at www.swicegood-barker.com, www.facebook.com/swicegoodbarker, and www.godanriver.com.

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