IRVIN, Michael E., age 59, of Waynesville, passed away on Wednesday, July 2, 2014. He was born on June 16, 1955 in Cleveland, OH to the late Betty and Lloyd Irvin.
Michael graduated from Fairmont East High School in 1974 and worked for many years as a salesman. Mike thrived on adventure. An avid skydiver since he was 16, for his 50th birthday he completed 50 parachute jumps in one day and made national headlines for this achievement. Over his life he jumped over 1000 times. He and his wife lived in Naples, FL for five years, where he enjoyed exploring the Florida Keys.
Michael is survived by his loving wife of 20 years, Margaret Irvin; children, Nicole Tackett, Justin Irvin, and Sean Irvin; sister, Debra (Jack) Tepper; grandchildren, Josey and Kaylee Tackett; and brothers-in-law, Benjamin Freeman, David Freeman, Joseph (Michelle) Freeman, and Thomas (Doug) Freeman.
Family will greet friends from 4:00-7:00pm on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at Routsong Funeral Home, 2100 East Stroop Road, Kettering with a funeral service following at 7:00pm. Burial will take place Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at David's Cemetery in Kettering. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Michael's memory to the charity of your choice.
Kettering Routsong Funeral Home
2100 E. Stroop Rd.