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Robert A. Kirby

AGE: 82 • Wanamassa

Robert A. Kirby, 82 of Wanamassa passed away peacefully in Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune on April 12, 2017. Born in Neptune, Bob was a graduate of Neptune High School. He joined the Neptune Police Department on February 1, 1963. He transferred to the Ocean Township Police Department in April of 1972. He became a Junior Detective in the Spring of 1975. Bob retired as a Detective on December 31, 1989 after 27 years in law enforcement.

Bob was a Life Member in the B.P.O. Elks in both Asbury Park Wall Elks Lodge #128 and Manasquan Elks Lodge # 2534 and a member of the American Legion Post #346 , Neptune. He enjoyed golf , Atlantic City, fishing and pull tabs.

Bob is survived by his daughter, Nancy Crane and her husband, Steve of Neptune; his sister, Marie Kinney of Ocean and his brother, Frederick Sprengel of Wall and his long-time friends, John Harris and Pauline Feit.

Visitation will be on Monday, April 17 from 5 pm - 8 pm in Buckley Funeral Home, 509 Second Avenue, Asbury Park. Interment is private. In lieu of flowers, donations to would be appreciated. Condolences to the family may be expressed at
Published in Asbury Park Press on Apr. 16, 2017
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