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Jack Irwin


Service: 1:00pm Tue. March 9th, 2021
Location: Conroy Funeral Home

IRWIN, Jack R., 82, passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 4, 2021 in Southbrook Care Center. He was born June 25, 1938 in Lewistown, Illinois the son of Paul and Rebecca (Jockisch) Irwin. Jack worked on his family farm in Lewistown growing up and continued to work on the farm while he worked for International Harvester in Canton, IL. In 1984 he and his wife Carol moved to Springfield where he worked for Navistar until his retirement in 1997. Jack was a United States Army veteran having served in Korea during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the American Legion and Moose Lodge. Survivors include his wife, Carol (White); two children, Jon Irwin and Julie (Daniel) Payne; six grandchildren, Lynne Booth, Torri and Kyle Irwin, Zachary, Dylan and Kaitlyn Payne; five great grandchildren, Ryleigh, Casen, Colt, Camden and Felix; three siblings, Judith (Joe) Willcoxen, George Irwin and David (Juanita) Irwin and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and a great grandson, Calan. Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to The National Kidney Foundation. Arrangements by CONROY FUNERAL HOME. The funeral services will be streamed online here at 1:00 pm on Tuesday.

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Jon - so sorry to hear the passing of your dad. I always enjoyed talking with him. Cari and I send our condolences to you and your family.

- John Roeder, Wednesday March 10th, 2021

We are so very sorry for your loss 🌹. Our love and prayers are with you and your family 🙏. Love you Julie💞

- Dale & Linda Teal, Monday March 8th, 2021

On behalf of Madison Township Association sending our love and prayers to you and your family.

- Madison Township Association, Monday March 8th, 2021

So sorry Carol,Jon,and Julie and family,many memories of Jack and old times with Coachmen .

- Jim nappin, Monday March 8th, 2021

We are truly sorry for your loss and send our deepest condolences.

- Troy and Angela Orndorff, Monday March 8th, 2021

I am so sorry for your loss. He will be missed.. I always enjoyed his friendship.

- Cheryl Mullenix, Saturday March 6th, 2021

Carol and family, so sorry to hear of Jack’s passing. My love and prayers are with you all.

- Debbie Mosher-Davis, Saturday March 6th, 2021

We were so sorry to hear of Jack’s passing. Our sincerest condolences go out to Carol, Jon, Julie and the rest of the family.

- Barry & Terresa Blackwell , Saturday March 6th, 2021

So so sorry. Our family is sending lots is thoughts and prayers to your family. 🙏❤️ Jim and Cathy Barclay, Jim and Jeannie Barclay Sarff, Julie and Ty Reed and families. Lots of fond memories from back in the old days.

- Jeannie. Barclay Sarff, Saturday March 6th, 2021

Dear family, Please accept my sincere condolences. I am so very sorry for your loss. I pray for comfort and healing. May Jack rest in peace in the arms of Jesus. Carol, I love you my friend.

- Amy Durst, Friday March 5th, 2021

My sincere condolences to the Irwin family. Jack was a good man. I loved his laugh and the twinkle in his eyes as he teased you.

- Joyce Behymer, Friday March 5th, 2021

So sorry to hear about Jack. My condolences to the Irwin family.

- Dianna Beaird, Friday March 5th, 2021

Carol and family, We were devastated to hear of Jack's passing. Please know we're thinking about you, and you have our prayers of support. We loved Jack...he was a wonderful cousin and such a kind man.

- Susan Van Kirk, Bill and Diana Tracy, Friday March 5th, 2021

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