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Jesse W. "Pud" IrvinSeptember 4, 1927 ~ December 19, 2017 (age 90)
Jesse W. “Pud” Irvin
September 4, 1927 December 19, 2017
Jesse W. “Pud” Irvin, 90, Williamsburg passed away peacefully late Tuesday at his home.
He was born in Williamsburg, son of the late Jesse M. and Lillie (Parks) Irvin. On May 28, 1948 he married Margaret E. Farringer in Williamsburg and she preceded him in death on January 21, 2014.
Surviving are three sons: L. Dennis (Sherri) of Story, Wyo, Gary G. (Charlotte) and Kevin W., both of Williamsburg; a daughter, Kim (Rob) Doolittle of Kalamazoo, MI; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; a sister, Helen Loose; and a brother, Donald, both of Williamsburg.
He was preceded in death by a grandson, Justin A. Irvin; two brothers: Melvin and Nelson; and three sisters: Beatrice Shock, Bernice Mock and Lucille Detwiler.
Pud was a 1945 graduate of Williamsburg High School and was a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of WW II, serving from 1945 until 1947, attaining the rank of private first class. He retired in 1989 as a machine tender from U.S. Envelope (Westvaco) Williamsburg.
He was a longtime member of Williamsburg United Methodist Church and was also a member of Bonner-Sollenberger American Legion Post 456, Williamsburg Sportsman’s Club and the former Williamsburg V.F.W. Memorial Post 6086.
Pud enjoyed gardening, hunting, watching the Pittsburgh Pirates and Steelers and he also loved and excelled at making cane furniture.
Friends will be received from 5-8pm, Friday, December 22, 2017 at John K. Bolger Funeral Home Inc., Williamsburg. A funeral service with military honors will be held at 11 am, Saturday, December 23, 2017 at Williamsburg United Methodist Church, Pastors, Heather A. Wurst and Richard J. Harter officiating. A private interment will be held at Bowman’s Chapel Cemetery, Mapleton Depot, Huntingdon County.
The family prefers memorial contributions be given to Williamsburg Ambulance Club or Williamsburg United Methodist Church.