Richard “Byrd” Ellsworth Irvin, 42, loved doing lawn care with his father

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Richard "Byrd" Ellsworth Irvin
Richard “Byrd” Ellsworth Irvin

Richard “Byrd” Ellsworth Irvin, 42, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016. Richard was a lifelong resident of the Peninsula and a 1992 graduate of Menchville High School. He graduated from Wreck Master School and was employed by numerous towing companies. He loved doing lawn care with his father at Rick’s Lawns and More.

Richard is survived by his parents, Richard and Peggy Irvin; his uncle, Jeff Irvin (Helen); aunts, Diane Singer and Nadine Glass; and his cousins, Amber, Kayla, Amanda, Jennifer, Amos and Maggie.

Family and friends will gather to share their memories from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 4, at Amory Funeral Home, Grafton.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to http://afsp.donordrive.com/campaign/RichardIrvinMemorialFund.