February 12, 1920 – December 28, 2013
Olan Irwin, 93, passed away on December 28, 2013. He was born on February 12, 1920 to Robert Lee Irwin and Minnie Ayles Irwin in Cooper, TX. Olan served in the Merchant Marines and the Navy in WWII. He retired from the Port Authority as a Port Police Officer in 1985. He is preceded in death by his wife Viola "Babe" Irwin; son, Micky Irwin; brothers, Rance Irwin, A.C."Honey" Irwin, sisters, Inez Marks, Juanita Martin and Robbie Lee Rosenkranz. Olan is survived by numerous nieces and nephews. A special "Thank You" to nephew Bill Landrum and his wife Shelly who cared tirelessly and unselfishly for Uncle Olan in his last years. Family will receive friends on Friday, January 3, 2014 from 9am to 10am at Brookside Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 10am in the Family Chapel of Brookside Funeral Home. Interment to follow at Brookside Memorial Park.
- Visitation Friday, January 3, 2014
- Funeral Service Friday, January 3, 2014