James Belton Irwin


James Belton Irwin, 90, of Indianapolis, passed away Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016.

He was born July 2, 1926, in Indianapolis, to the late Kenneth and Hazel (Alexander) Irwin.

After graduating from Southport High School, Jim joined the U.S. Navy and served in World War II.

Jim was married to the late Shirley (Tuttle) Irwin. He would later marry his wife of 35 years, Jacqueline (Nash) Irwin.

Jim was employed as an investigator with the Indiana Internal Revenue Service, retiring in 1991. Prior, he was employed with the Indiana State Police as a trooper/detective sergeant, retiring in 1975.

Jim was a member of Calvary Lutheran Church.

Jim is survived by his wife, Jacqueline (Nash) Irwin; children, Jeff (Theresa) Irwin, Randy (Brenda) Irwin and Ann (Michael) Arnold; blended family, Debbie Landers, Ace (Beth) Yakey, Steffie (Dave) Limpus, Linda (Larry) Cox, Doug (Teri) Claeson and Adele (Craig Hopkins) Claeson; 19 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in passing by his first wife; parents; and sister, Mary Lou Mybeck.

Services for Jim will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Calvary Lutheran Church, 6111 Shelby St. Visitation will be 11 a.m. until the time of service on Monday at the church. Interment with military honors will follow at Concordia Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorial gifts be given to Calvary Lutheran Church.

Singleton Community Mortuary and Memorial Center is handling the arrangements.

Online condolences may be extended to the family by visiting singletonmortuary.com.