A native of Harlan, he was retired from the U.S. Air Force.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Abraham Irvin Sr. and Ethel Hensley Irvin; and sister, Virgie Smith.
Survivors include his wife of 37 years, Felicitas S. Irvin; three children, Marissa D. Decker and husband, Richard; Timothy L. Irvin and Theresa Lynn Irvin; three sisters: Nita Shelley, Hamilton, Ohio; Jewell Cox, Middletown, Ohio; and Mary Alice Unthank, Loyall; grandchildren, Felecia L. Decker, Ilan M. Decker, Antonio Estefan Romo, Miranda Lyrnn Romo and Ariel Danielle Irvin; and lifelong friend, Joseph Meyers.
Visitation is today from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Castle Ridge Mortuary.
In honor of his membership with the Lonnie Irvin Daylight Masonic Lodge 1309, a Masonic Burial Service will be conducted Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the mortuary. Funeral service will be Thursday at 10 a.m. at Westover Hills Assembly of God with the Rev. T.E. Veale officiating.
Burial will follow at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery with full military honors.
Castle Ridge Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.