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Fred Walter Irwin, Jr
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Birth: Apr. 15, 1919
Denison
Grayson County
Texas, USA
Death: Sep. 29, 2003
Arlington
Tarrant County
Texas, USA

B: Denison, Tx. D: Arlington, Tx. Buried: 10/02/03. Survived by wife of 62 yrs., Sammye Irwin.

OBITUARY
Star-Telegram
Fred W. Irwin, 84, died Monday, Sept. 29, 2003, in Arlington.

Funeral: 11:30 a.m. Thursday in Moore Funeral Home Chapel, Arlington. Graveside service: 2 p.m. Thursday in Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, Dallas. Visitation: 6 t0 8 p.m. Wednesday funeral home.

Fred Irwin was born April 15, 1919, in Denison. He was a retired U. S. Marine Corp Sergeant major and a nursing home administrator. He had live in Arlington since 1973.

Fred was a 50-year member of Denison Masonic Lodge and a 32nd-degree mason. During World War II he served aboard the USS Yorktown in the Pacific and served in Korea. He received a Purple Heart and many othr commendations.

Survivors: Loving wife of 62 years, Sammye Irwin; sons, Charles Irwin and wife Peggy, of San Antonio and Walter Jo Irwin and wife, Sigrid, of Germany and had numerous nieces, nephews, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and friends he had so greatly touched with his loving smile.

Published in the Star-Telegram on 10/1/2003. 
 
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 Parents:
  Fred Walter Irvin (1886 - 1973)
  Jessie E. Sibley Irwin (1888 - 1969)
 
 Spouse:
  Sammye Jo Driggers Irwin (1922 - 2010)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery
Dallas
Dallas County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section 26 Site 555
 
Maintained by: The Driggers
Originally Created by: DonZas
Record added: Jul 26, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9180757
Fred Walter Irwin, Jr
Added by: John & Gloria Henderson
 
Fred Walter Irwin, Jr
Added by: John & Gloria Henderson
 
Fred Walter Irwin, Jr
Added by: DonZas
 
 
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Fred, you were my mother's (Shirley Jo Irwin Muse) Uncle. She spoke of you often when I was growing up. Thank you for your service to our country.
- Cathy Muse Young
 Added: Oct. 16, 2012
We loved Fred.
- "The Driggers"
 Added: Feb. 12, 2010
Not only was this man a great Marine, but he was a true and tested friend. He was also a loving husband and a wonderful father ... I should know, he was my Dad and I miss him so much ...
Simper Fi Dad ...
- Walter Irwin
 Added: Oct. 10, 2004
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