Robert E. Irwin

October 10, 1940 ~ March 9, 2018 (age 77)


Robert Eastburn Irwin, 77 years of age, passed away Friday March 9, 2018 in Ravenna, Ohio. Born in Wadsworth, Ohio on October 10, 1940, he was the son of the late Linford E. and Freda M. (Lange) Irwin. He grew up in Wadsworth, and was a graduate of Wadsworth High School. Mr. Irwin was the purchasing agent for the Hattie Larlham Center for many years. He lived a full life surrounded by people who loved him. His laugh would light up any room and he always found joy in simple things. He will also be remembered for spending time with those he knew.  He is survived by his daughter  Chastity Irwin (Scott) Register and their children Jessica, and Christopher of Dayton, Ohio; sister N.J. (Richard) Metcalf and their children  Kristin, Kim and Nicole of Dallas, Texas; brothers, Peter (Kathy) Irwin of Durham, N.C., Walt (Linda) Irwin and children Sheli and Ryan of Seville, Ohio and David (Melanie) Irwin and children Michael, Elizabeth and Daniel. Robert is also survived by his longtime friend Jody Perrine of Hiram, and her children including Jayden who affectionally called him grandpa Bob.  No calling hours or services. Cremation has been held. Arrangements are by the Green Family Funeral Home & Crematory Service in Mantua, where condolences and memories may be viewed at

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