Carl Ellery Irvin “Skip”, 82, of Beech Creek went home to be with his Lord on 1/2/2021. He was born in Beech Creek on 8/26/1938 to the late Charles and Orpha (Harber) Irvin. Skip graduated from Bald Eagle Nittany High School in 1957. He married the late Ruth (Beahm) Irvin on 6/21/57. Skip had worked at various factories and lumber related businesses and had served in the Lock Haven National Guard Bureau. He had attended the Beech Creek Wesleyan Church, enjoyed spending time at camp on the Beech Creek mountain and had been a member of the Beech Creek, Blanchard Fire Company and Gideon’s Bibles.
Skip is survived by two sons: Carl “Chic” (Levina) of Palmerton and Timothy (Deborah) of Annville and two daughters, Rachel (Timothy) Weaver of Pine Grove and Tammie (Timothy) Winters of West Decatur. Also surviving are nine grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.
In addition to his parents and late wife, he was preceded in death by a sister, Shirley Baker, and brothers: Bernard, Leslie, Sheldon, R. David. A brother, Robert, passed away approximately 10 hours after Skip. He is survived by two sisters, Roberta (Irvin) Muthler and Hope (Irvin) Marston. Skip was also preceded in death by a very dear friend Catherine Shaw.
Funeral services will be held in the Beech Creek Wesleyan Church, 217 Main St., Beech Creek, PA on Friday January 8, 2021 at 11:00 am. Officiating will be Rev. Allen Eckenroad. Family and friends will be received in the church one hour prior to the services. Current CDC guidelines will be enforced.
Please note; Due to the COVID crisis, service will be live streamed on Beech Creek Wesleyan Facebook Page.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Yost-Gedon Funeral Home & Cremation Services, LLC 121 W. Main St. Lock Haven, PA. Online thoughts and memories can be made at www.yost-gedonfuneralhome.com or at Yost-Gedon Facebook Page.
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