Arvil Irvin

November 02, 1924 - June 03, 2012 

Arvil Irvin

November 02, 1924 - June 03, 2012 

Obituary for Arvil Irvin

Arvil West Irvin, age 87 of Demorest, passed away Sunday, June 03, 2012 at his residence.
Born in Habersham County, GA on November 02, 1924, he was a son of the late Samuel P. and Minnie McAllister Irvin. Mr. Irvin was a member of Habersham Baptist Church and was a self employed poultry farmer. Mr. Irvin proudly served his country in the United States Army during WWII having been a recipient of the Purple Heart and various other medals. He enjoyed fishing in his spare time.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Irvin was also preceded in death by a son, Arvil Douglas Irvin; daughter-in-law, Glenda Irvin; sister, Gennie Humphries.
Surviving are loving wife of 70 years, Bonnie McNabb Irvin of Demorest; son, Kenneth Irvin of Demorest; son & daughter-in-law, Tony & Cathy Irvin of Demorest; brother, Odell Irvin of Demorest; sister, Elizabeth Nicholson of Clarkesville; grandchildren, Delaine & Marty Blazek, Lori Irvin, Todd & Ashley Irvin, Wesley & Michelle Irvin; great grandchildren, Woods Irvin, Jonah, Micah and Noah Blazek.
Funeral services are 11:00 am Friday, June 08, 2012, at the Chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with Pastor Anthony Shore officiating. Interment will follow in Fairfield Baptist Church Cemetery with full military honors provided by the Habersham County American Legion Post #84, Grant Reeves VFW Post #7720 and the Rabun County DAV Chapter #15.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2-4 & 6-8 pm on Thursday.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at www.mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia (706/778-8668) is in charge of arrangements.

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