Kenneth Irvin Sr.

IRVIN, Kenneth R. Sr., 65, of Bridgeport died Wednesday, September 11, 2013, in Martins Ferry surrounded by his loving family.

He was born January 8, 1948, in Martins Ferry, a son of the late Harry and Esther (Randall) Irvin.

He was a retired employee of Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Martins Ferry Plant, a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church Bridgeport, and a graduate of Bridgeport High School Class of 1968.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brothers, Asbury Irvin, and Harry Irvin Jr.; sisters, Evelyn Johnson, and Norma Jordan.

Ken is survived by his loving wife, Crystal (Douglas) Irvin; children, Kenneth (Angela) Irvin Jr. of Martins Ferry, Merritta (Nelson) Jordan of Bellaire, and Douglas (Morgan) Irvin of Wintersville, and three sisters Margaret Platt, and Rose (James) Wallace both of Bridgeport, and Barbara (James) Galloway of Columbus, GA; grand- children Landen, Andrea, Kenneth III, Taylor, Preston, and Memphis Irvin; also several nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to a celebration of Kenny’s life at Wilson Funeral Home, 920 National Road, Brookside, on Saturday, September 14, 2013, from noon-3 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. and then on Sunday, September 15, 2013, from noon until time of service at 2 p.m. with Pastor Rudy McAllister officiating. Interment in Holy Memorial Gardens Pleasant Grove.

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