SUISUN CITY, Calif. -- Jeffrey Lee Irwin, 63, passed away Thursday, June 26, 2014, at David Grant Medical Center on Travis AFB.
Jeffrey was born May 11, 1951, in Indiana to Ralph Vern and Betty Jean Irwin.
On Sept. 11, 1972, Jeffrey married Norma Ibanez in Olongapo City, Philippines.
Jeffrey was retired from the U.S. Navy, where he served a full career of 20 years as a Boatswain’s Mate and a Master at Arms. He was proud of his career in the Navy and served on multiple ships, including the USS Carl Vinson and the USS Kitty Hawk.
Jeffrey enjoyed reading, especially Western-themed stories, and playing poker with his son-in-laws and extended family. Most of all, he enjoyed being with his family.
He is survived by his wife, Norma Irwin of Suisun City; his son, Steven (Leyna) Irwin; his three daughters, Betty (Vince) Clack, Sue (Ken) Hurlburt and Ritchel (Michael) Barrett, all of California; his two brothers, Tim (Kathy) Irwin and Ralph (Linda), both of Indiana, 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Jeffrey was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Betty; three sisters, Nancy Kay, June, and Sue; and a brother, Patrick.
Services were July 8 at Bryan-Braker Funeral Home, Fairfield. Interment was in Sacramento Valley National Cemetery in Dixon.
Arrangements were under the direction of Bryan-Braker, (707) 425-4697.
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