Kenneth W. Irvin

December 17, 1919February 14, 2013

Kenneth W. Irvin, 93, of Odon, IN, formerly of Evansville, passed away Thursday, February 14, 2013, at Parkview Village Christian Care in Odon. He was born December 17, 1919, in Montpeliar, IN to the late John Allen and Hazel (McClure) Irvin.

He graduated from Bosse High School and Lockyear’s Business College. He was a WWII Veteran of the US Air Force and retired from Marathon Oil after 34 years of service. He was a member of Grace Baptist Church, serving as a Deacon, Usher and Food Pantry Coordinator for over 30 years.

Kenneth was preceded in death by his wife, Amelia Ruth Irvin.

He is survived by his son, Gary Irvin and wife, Lois, of Fischers, IN; daughter, Debbie Higgins and husband, Joe, of Odon, IN; five grandchildren, Chad Higgins and wife, Jennifer, Lance Higgins, Brock Higgins and wife, Lacey, Derek Irvin and wife, Missy, and Josh Irvin and wife, Laura; great-grandchildren, Brant and Adria Higgins, Cooper, William and Drew Higgins, Bronson Higgins, Nick, Isaac and Amelia Irvin, and Landon and Logan Irvin; and great-great-grandchild, Hunter Irvin.

Private graveside services will be held Monday, February 18, 2013, at Rose Hill Cemetery in Owensboro, KY, officiated by Pastor Derek Irvin.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Parkview Village Christian Care Activity Fund, 800 South West Street, Odon, IN 47562.


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Andy Mattingly

February 19, 2013

Gary & Lois,
So sorry about your loss however we all know the graces of our Lord and the bountiful blessings I am sure he is receiving now. It is memories we must always cherish and remember the great things your dad was all about.

In our prayers,

Andy & Angie Mattingly

February 19, 2013

Gary: Your dad was an incredible man. He was a great father, husband, and witness for Christ. How blessed you must feel to be his son. And I know how proud he was of too are an incredible person. Remembering you and your family in this time. Blessings and prayers for Debbie and her family as well.
Donnie Hester, Evansville, IN

Sally Drake

February 18, 2013

Gary & Lois, Debbie & Joe and your families, I just wanted you all to know you are in our prayers. May God give you strength and comfort in this tough time. It's hard to give them up down here, but I know there was JOY in Heaven when Uncle Kenny walked through those Pearly Gates!!!! I would love to have seen Mom's face when her big brother arrived!!!! Take care and may God bless you all richly!
Much Love, Donnie and Sally

David Reeder

February 18, 2013

Gary and Debbie: Your dad was a fine christian man and we enjoyed knowing and working with both he and your mother at Grace Baptist Church. They were faithful servants of the Lord. We know you will miss him. God Bless you and your family.

Janice Starkey

February 18, 2013

Gary and Debbie: I have so many fond memories of your Dad...he was a great example to all of his love for his family and his Lord. We know he is walking streets of gold and rejoicing with God and all the saints who were waiting at the gates. Know you will be in our thoughts and prayers. Our love to you and your family. Janice & Ralph Starkey

February 18, 2013

Gary sorry for your loss . I know that you had much love and respect for your Father. You reflect the good person that your Parents were in being the person that you are. We love you and your Family and you are in our Prayers. God bless you and your Family Paul and Liz

William " Woody" Woods

February 17, 2013


I just read of your father's passing. I am sorry for your loss. It sounds as though he lived a long and full life