John P. Kirby, 48 of Cottage Grove, OR passed away on January 10, 2019. He was born on March 6, 1970 in N.A.S. Quonset Point, Rhode Island to parents Daniel P. and Sally A. (McCormack) Kirby. John graduated from Milpitas High School and received certification as a long-haul truck driver. He worked in shipping and handling for Amazon for 7 years and as a manager for Home Depot for 3 years. John enjoyed being a DJ and participating in the 10-day Burning Man Events. John is survived by his parents, Dan and Sally Kirby, Cottage Grove, OR; sister, Susan Struck, Tillamook, OR; a niece, nephew, great niece and great nephew. John enjoyed spending time with his special companion, Julie. A Celebration of Life will be held later. Arrangements in the care of Smith Lund Mills Funeral Chapel, Cottage Grove, OR.