Lyle C. Irwin, 70, of Lebanon, passed away Saturday in Lebanon.
He was born January 25, 1935 in Eureka, Montana, the son of Harry and Cecilia (DeHon) Irwin.
He was raised and attended schools in Eureka, Montana. He married Peggy Ann Titchbourne on March 11, 1956 in Eureka, Montana. Lyle moved to Lebanon in 1956. He worked for Stanton’s Slaughter House, Jerry’s Market as a meat cutter, and later as a heavy equipment operator and truck driver for Morse Brothers. He moved to Kingman, Arizona in 1982, where he worked for Desert Construction until retiring in 1998. After retirement, he returned to Lebanon and has lived here since.
Lyle was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church and the Lebanon Elks Lodge. He enjoyed camping, hiking, and traveling.
Lyle is survived by his wife: Peggy Ann Irwin of Lebanon; a son: Tab Irwin and his wife Sheree of Lebanon; a daughter: Vivian Katherine Morgan and her husband John of Eureka, Montana; a brother: Tom Irwin and his wife Sybelle of Fair Oaks, California; a sister: Marilyn McBain and her husband Harold of Canmore, Alberta, Canada; 4 grandchildren: Christina M. Sutherland and her husband Ed of Eureka, Montana, Katherine R. Morgan of San Diego, James R. Irwin and his wife Morgan of Lebanon, and Lindsay A. Irwin of Lebanon; 2 great-grandchildren: Quinn and Barrett Sutherland of Eureka, Montana; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Richard W. Irwin and his parents.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday, January 5 at 11:00 AM at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Lebanon.
Contributions can be made to Bethlehem Lutheran Church in care of Huston-Jost Funeral Home, 86 W. Grant St., Lebanon, OR 97355.