Wednesday, October 27th, 2010
Richard Franklin Irish, 70, Celina, died at 7 a.m. Oct. 26, 2010, at Colonial Nursing Center in Rockford.
He was born Feb. 27, 1940, in St. Marys to James and Hazel Stoker Irish.
Surviving are two brothers, Allan (Delores) Irish, Coldwater, and James Irish, St. Marys; three sisters, Erma (Butch) Suchland, Billie Slone and Betty Smith, all of St. Marys; and a sister-in-law, Mary (Robert) Hines, Celina.
Deceased are two brothers, Charles and Andrew Irish.
He worked for Airport Industries in New Knoxville for 28 years. He was a member of St. Marys First Church of the Nazarene and attended St. Marys City Schools.
Funeral services are 11 a.m. Saturday at W. H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home in Celina, the Rev. Ronnie Hagaman officiating. Burial is at Elm Grove Cemetery in St. Marys.
Calling is 10-11 a.m. Saturday at W. H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home in Celina.
Memorials can be made to the Cancer Association of Mercer County.
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