Irby has a BBA degree from Middle Tennessee State University in accounting and received his Masters degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Irby served churches in Mississippi and Tennessee before coming to FBC Winder. While in Mississippi he served as the chaplain for the University of Southern Mississippi.
He enjoys meeting people and his work for the Lord thru the local church. He has been a guest speaker for several conferences in regards to church administration and has served on state denomination committees.
Irby and his wife Jill have 5 children and 8 grandchildren. He enjoys high school and college football as well as woodworking, carpentry, and being with his sons. Irby’s favorite scripture verse is Luke 12:48.