Obituary: Donald "Don" Dale Irvin, Jr. 68, of Concord went to be with the Lord on Wednesday July 17, 2019 at Tucker Hospice House following a period of declining health. Don was born August 24, 1950 in Cabarrus County, NC a son of the late Donald Dale Irvin, Sr. and the late Olga Aleyne "Toots" Reynolds Irvin. He was a 1968 graduate of Northwest Cabarrus High School. He was a student of Odell High School until Northwest opened, and Odell held a special place in his heart. He was also a graduate of Steed College in Johnson City, Tn. Don retired from the Mecklenburg County Tax Office where he was a real estate appraiser with 30 years of service in the industry. He was a veteran of the US Army serving during the Vietnam Era. Don enjoyed running, fishing, hunting, playing with his dog, and was an avid Atlanta Braves fan. His special joy was being an adored grandfather to "Pop's girls." Funeral services will be held 3:00 P.M. Sunday, July 21, 2019 at Gilwood Presbyterian Church conducted by Rev. Charles (Chaz) Blasdell and Rev. Alan Buckner. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at Whitley's Funeral Home Saturday, July 20, 2019 from 4:00-6:00 P.M. Family left to cherish his memory are his wife of 48 years; Rebecca (Becky) Morrison Irvin of the home, a daughter, Dana I. Hefner and husband Jason of Huntersville, and two beloved granddaughters, Bennett Grace Hefner and Blythe Rebecca Hefner. Don was recently preceded in death by his son, Darren. He is survived by one brother, Tommy Irvin (Lou Ann) and a sister, Lisa Hendley (Ben) all of Concord. In addition, he leaves behind brothers and sisters-in- law, and nieces and nephews. The family requests that in lieu of flowers memorials be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Cabarrus County, 5003 Hospice Lane, Kannapolis, NC 28081 or to Gilwood Presbyterian Church, 2993 Odell School Rd., Concord, NC 28027. Whitley's Funeral Home is serving the family of Mr. Irvin. Online condolences may be sent to www.whitleysfuneralhome.com.
Visitation: 4:00 P.M.-6:00 P.M. Saturday July 20, 2019 Whitley's Funeral Home
Service: 3:00 P.M.Sunday July 21, 2019 Gilwood Presbyterian Church Concord, NC
Interment: Gilwood Presbyterian Ch. Cemetery Concord, NC
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