I am sure my grandmother is very pleased with the dignity and care given for her final goodbye. The celebration was uplifting and flawless and my family and I will be forever grateful.
August 3, 1954 — March 14, 2013
Darrell Reed Vires, 58, of Mt. Washington, passed away Thursday, March 14, 2013.
Darrell was a Sergeant with the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Department, a retired employee of General Electric, a Past Master and Treasurer of Salt River Masonic Lodge #180 F&AM, Honorary member of Taylorsville Lodge #210, Austin Lodge # 847, Vincennes Lodge #1, Walton-Verona Lodge #719, Corydon Lodge #799, a member of Valley of Louisville Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite, Lifetime member of Bullitt County Scottish Rite Club, Past Grand Marshal of the Grand Lodge of Kentucky in 2008, Past District Deputy Grand Master of District 17, a charter member of R.A.M. Bullitt Council #144, R.A.M. Bullitt Chapter #44, life member of Local 761, past trustee of Mt. Washington Fire Protection District, past member of Mt. Washington Lions Club, past member of Mt. Washington Historical Society, past member of Order of Eastern Star 552, a member of Past Masters Society of Central Kentucky, a Kentucky Colonel, and a member of Plum Creek Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Reed and Louise Vires; and a brother, Freddie Vires.
He is survived by his wife, Kathy Fulkerson Vires;
Four sons, Michael (Sheri), Matthew (Jennifer), Brian (Stephanie), and Darren (Casey) Vires;
Three sisters, Shirley Swift, Janice Hall (Dickie), and Diane Lyons (Glenn);
Two brothers, Scotty and Ricky Vires;
Eight Grandchildren; along with a host of nieces, nephews, and extended family and friends.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday at McFarland-Troutman-Proffitt Funeral Home with a graveside Masonic service and burial to follow at Valley Cemetery, Taylorsville. Visitation will be 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday, 12 to 8 p.m. Sunday, and after 9 a.m. Monday.
Memorial gifts are suggested to the American Cancer Society or Walter Thomas Knapp Memorial Scholarship Fund.