Irvin James "Jim" Irvin, 82 of Findlay, died at his residence at 1:27 a.m. on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. Jim was born on March 30, 1937 in Toledo, Ohio to the late Ward and Bernice (Strayer) Irvin. He married Meta A. (Kersten) Hotaling on April 14, 1969 and she preceded him in death on March 8, 2015.
Surviving are five children, Susanne (Jeff) Smith of Findlay, Walter (Sandra) Hotaling of Findlay, Howard Hotaling of Findlay, Lisa (Phil) Sanders of Midland, Michigan, Lori Irvin of Findlay, ten grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, a great great grandson, a sister, Marilyn Fearnside, and a special friend, Annette. Jim was preceded in death by a brother, Lyle Irvin.
Jim graduated from Liberty Township High School in Rudolph, Ohio in 1956 and then joined the Army National Guard. He retired as a salesman for Sears and Roebuck Company after 20 years of service.
The family would like to extend a thank you to the staff of Bridge Home Health and Hospice for their wonderful care of Jim during his last days.
Visitation will be held at KIRKPATRICK-BEHNKE FUNERAL HOME, 500 Lima Ave. Findlay, Ohio from on 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, June 14, 2019. A private graveside service will be held at a later date in Maple Grove Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Bridge Home Health and Hospice, 15100 Birchaven Lane Findlay, Ohio 45840. Online condolences may be sent via www.kirkpatrickbehnke.com.