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Douglas D. Irwin, 48, of Springfield formerly of Beason passed away on Friday, August 9, 2019 at HSHS St. John's Hospital in Springfield.

 

A Celebration of Doug's Life will be held on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the Lincoln Christian Church with Rev. Brian Mills officiating.

 

Visitation will be held on Tuesday evening, August 13, 2019  from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.  at the Lincoln Christian  Church.

 

Burial will be held at a later date at Harmony Cemetery in rural Beason.

 

Douglas Dale Irwin was born on December 11, 1970 in Lincoln the son of Maurice Evan and Karen Sue McKown Irwin.


They survive.

 

Also surviving are his daughter: Allison (fiancee: Eric Kuhns) Irwin, Two brothers: David (fiancée : Rachel Lessen) Irwin, Tom (Laura) Irwin.

 

Doug graduated from the Lincoln Community High School in 1989, Parkland Community College and the University of Illinois.

 

He will be remembered for his athletic ability having played baseball and basketball at Lincoln Community High School along with baseball at Parkland Community College and the University of Illinois. He had a jovial personality and loved the Chicago Cubs.

 

He worked in the Agriculture Services Industry for many years in central Illinois.

 

Doug grew up on the family farm raising and showing Holstein dairy cows.

 

Memorials may be made to the Logan County Fair Foundation.

 

Peasley Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements

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