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“janie and linda i am so sorry for your loss. my heart and sorrow go with you in your time of grief. if there is anything i can do please fill...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: gary myers - maryville, TN

“Mr. Irwin was our mailman for many years. I often met him at the mailbox to pass the time of day. When I was in high school I became good friends...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Francie Harbin Castleberry - SC

“He was a great friend to me and my family. He was a great fishing buddy and golf pal. He was a true man of God. RonnieL ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Ronnie Gamble - Knoxville, TN

“Dear Linda and Family, I am thinking about you and praying for you in your loss. Your parents were true, dear friends to my mom and dad. The...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Janie Miller Kennedy - Maryville , TN

“LInda and family, So sorry to hear about your father's passing. Words cannot ease your heartache but just know there are many who care and share...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Stephanie and Jerry Thompson - TN

“Linda and Family, Richard and I are so sorry for your loss. Please know that you and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers. Your sweet...Read More »
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Ralph Wallace "R.W." Irwin Jr., age 88, of Maryville, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 27, 2013. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Dee; daughters, Linda and Janie, son-in-law, Dr. Wayne Witt; sister, Ruth Burch; many nieces and nephews, and his church family at Everett Hills Baptist Church. He will join in heaven with parents, Bess and Ralph Sr.; brothers, Sam, Clyde, Bob, Kenneth, and sister, Betty Williams. He was a proud Marine and WWII Veteran, then a mail carrier for 30 plus years. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. in the Smith Trinity Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 in the Smith Trinity Chapel with Rev. Alan Raines, Rev. R.M. Everett, Rev. John Franklin, Lt. Commander Nathan Soloman, and Rev. Don Hayes officiating. Interment will follow in Grandview Cemetery. Arrangements by Smith Mortuary, 983-1000, www.Smithmortuary.com