Funeral services for James Ronald Irion, Sr., 67, of Greenville will be at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at Boone Funeral Home. Loving husband and father of four passed away on Friday, September 27, 2019 at Delta Regional Medical Center.
James was born on February 11, 1952 in Greenville, MS. On February 24, 1972 he married his loving wife, Gail. They raised four boys, Ronnie, John, Dewayne and Tristan. James retired from Milwaukee Tools as a mechanic in 2015. James was a man of few words but big actions. He loved watching his grandchildren’s sporting events and the Pittsburgh Steelers.
James is survived by his wife, Gail, four children, Ronnie (Ashley) of Texas, John (Joanne) of Wayside, Dewayne (April) of Greenville, and Tristan of Wayside; sixteen grandchildren, Alex, Austin, Brandon (Danni), Skye, Jessica, Hannah, Jai, Courtlyn, Madisin, Madison, Kailey, Justin, Matthew, Bayleigh, Jason, and Emily; two great-grandchildren, Oliver and Nolan; two brothers, Danny (Sandra) Herron and William (John) Irion; step-father, Vernon Haines; three sister-in-laws, Connie (Jimmy) O’Neal, Charlotte (Randy) Kilgore and Paula (Marty) Smith and brother-in-law, Brad Upton.
He was preceded in death by his father, Jim Irion, mother, Evie Haines, and sister, Emma Jean Burke.
There will be a visitation from 10:00-11:00 a.m., Tuesday at the funeral home. James will be deeply missed by family, friends and all that knew him.