West Lafayette – Howard James “Jim” Ireland, 76, passed away on Friday March 8, 2019 at his residence.
He was born in Wellston on January 24, 1943. He was the son of John and Myrtle (Floyd) Ireland, who preceded him in death. He was a member of the Pleasant Valley Baptist Church, and was strong in his Faith.
He is survived by his wife, Donna, his children, Melinda Reigle of Killbuck, Kelly Cheney of North Myrtle Beach, SC, Michelle Stenner of Clark, and Jimmy Ireland of Coshocton, step daughters, Tonya of Dover, and Tina of Coshocton, 15 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren, brothers, Johnny Carl Ireland and Tom Ireland, his best friend, Dewey Floyd, and his “best girl”,“Gorgie”.
A private burial will take place in South Lawn Cemetery. The Fischer Funeral Home in Warsaw is assisting the family with arrangements.