Scott A. Irwin, 69


Scott A. Irwin, 69, of Springfield, died at 8:54 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, at Memorial Medical Center.

Visitation will be held from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 24, at Destiny Church in Springfield. Funeral services will follow at  11:30 a.m. at the church, with Reverend Chris Lee officiating.  Burial will follow at Cedar Ridge Cemetery in Honey Bend. CDC protocols will be followed.

Mr. Irwin was born on March 28, 1951, in Springfield, to John H. and Edith (Fanning) Irwin.  He married Pamela Edwards on June 11, 1988, and she survives.

Irwin graduated from Kemper Military Academy receiving an associate degree. He retired from School District #186. Mr. Irwin was a member of Destiny Church.  In his spare time, he enjoyed fishing, NASCAR racing and he loved to cook.

Mr. Irwin is survived by his wife; mother; sister, Cathy I. (Thomas F.) Schwartz of Iowa City, IA; brother, Peter J. (Kathy) Irwin of Chicago; two brothers-in-law, Paul Edwards of Springfield and Gary Bisby of Shelbyville; five nieces, Samantha Irwin, Jacquelyn Windle, Jody Sladek, Jackie Meacham and Jordan Edwards; three nephews, James Schwartz, Robert Huddleston and Justin Edwards; and several cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father; mother-in-law, Marie Edwards; father-in-law, Edsel Edwards; niece, Jenny Edwards; and sister-in-law, Lynn Bisby.

Memorial contributions may be made to Destiny Church, 2423 South MacArthur Boulevard, Springfield, IL 62074. Condolences may be left online at