Eddie James Irvin was born Jan. 30, 1931, to James Henry and Maude Claire Irvin in Little Rock, Arkansas. He departed this life February 18, 2017 at the age of 86 years and 19 days.
He had spent his youth living in many different places. On Feb. 23, 1949, Eddie James Irvin and Glenna Jean Barber were united in marriage. They enjoyed 64 years together before her passing May 15, 2013.
He worked at Allied Roofing Plant, Farm Fresh and Central Area Vo-Tech.
Eddie enjoyed going to his shop tinkering on motorcycles and four wheelers. He also loved to play on his computer. Eddie never met a stranger; he could talk to anyone.
He is survived by one daughter, Linda Long and husband Bob, of Depew; six grandchildren, Bryan Allee, Kathy Walker, Bobby Long, Arron Couch, Andrew Charles Pollman and Carolyn Long Robertson; 13 great grandchildren and nine great great grandchildren.