Virgil Ray "Bird" Goble, age 69, of Inez, KY, passed away January 1, 2023 at Martin County Healthcare Facility. He was born June 19, 1953 in Martin County, KY to the late Thornton and Aileen Goble. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by one brother, Willie Goble, and five sisters, Maggie Goble Flock, Nancy Goble Greer, Joyce Goble Howard, Jewel Goble Salyers, and Ella Mae Goble Dalton. Virgil is survived by a host of nieces, nephews and cousins. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of the Nursing Home staff that cared for Virgil. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 7, 2023 at 1 PM in the chapel of Crum Funeral Home. Burial will follow at the Mountain Valley Memorial Garden. Friends may visit at the funeral home on Saturday from 11 AM until the time of services. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be made to the funeral home to assist with funeral expenses. Arrangements are under the direction of Crum Funeral Home of Inez, KY.