Harold R. Irvin, 84, of Urbana, went home to be with his Lord at 5:00am on Monday, February 10, 2020 at Bement Healthcare Center.
There will be a visitation from 11:00am to 12:00 on Friday, February 14 at Owens Funeral Home (101 N. Elm St.) in Champaign. The funeral service will be at 12:00, with the Rev. Leland Collins officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in Urbana.
Harold was born August 8, 1935 in Cobden, IL, a son of Ralph and Mabel (Jackson) Irvin. He is preceded in death by both parents, his first wife, Loretta, his infant daughter, Lisa, his brother, Earl Irvin and sister, Betty Irvin.
He is survived by his wife, Claribell Gaines Irvin, brother Robert (Marilyn) Irvin of Bonnie, sisters Jane Woodcock of Urbana and Sharon Rhoton of Philo, daughters Penny (Byron) Malloch of Mahomet and Connie Irvin of Danville, son Carl Irvin of Champaign, 3 step sons Vic (Joy), John and Frank (Cindy) Gaines and 2 step daughters Gloria (Bob) Cline, Denise (Chuck) Chesnut, 2 grandsons Adam and Jesse DeLong, 2 great-grandsons Jacob and Mitchell DeLong.
Harold served in both the Army and National Guard during the Korean War. He enjoyed camping, fishing, woodworking and family gatherings.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.
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