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Lloyd Irwin Sr.

Age 84, passed away on Friday, July 4th, 2014. Lloyd was born to parents Lloyd and Elva Irwin January, 9, 1930. A lifelong resident of Roseburg Lloyd’s first real job started when he quit school and went to work with the railroad unloading mail from the rail cars, he was 12 years old at the time. Later he worked his way up working on the track maintenance crews. From there he held other jobs such as working for the Forest Services. Eventually he worked for nearly 30 years at Champion Plywood.

He was married to Margaret and together they had six children four of whom survive today. He was well liked and was very generous with his time and dedicated to his friends and relatives. He most enjoyed hunting the high country and fishing, especially for silvers in the ocean. In life he finished what he started and even after being told of his diagnosis he was determined to beat the odds. He was one of the good ones.

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The News-Review Updated Jul 11, 2014 10:29AM Published Jul 25, 2014 05:09PM Copyright 2014 The News-Review. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.