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Husband of Marie Young Irons ’63, Father of Michelle ’83 and Rebecca Irons ’84 passed away

Posted by mcauleyhighschool on January 29, 2019

Charles George Irons, Sr. slipped away from us to join his daughter, Michelle in Heaven on January 23, 2019. He was born on December 20, 1944 in Toledo, Ohio to Roy and Virginia (Wymer) Irons. Charles was a proud graduate of Libbey High School.

Charles spent his pre-retirement years with the railroad. From the Nickel Plate through New York Central, Penn Central, Conrail and Norfolk Southern, first as a Fireman and finishing as an Engineer, primarily in the Yard, retiring in 1998.

He leaves behind, his wife of nearly 55 years, Marie, his children Rebecca Hussing (Sean LaPlante,) April Flynn, Christine (David) Chambers, Charles “Chip” (Amy) Irons, and Virginia (Charles) Hindbaugh; Grandchildren, Jessica (Michael ) Gregory, Samantha Atkin, Brandon (Jeanette )Beaverson, Zachary (Whitney) Flynn, Kaitlin and Hannah Flynn, Brittany Chambers, Courtney (Stephen) Youngs, Anthony (Amanda) Chambers, Jacob Chambers, Chase and Emma Irons, Celia (Joseph) Malagon, Chali (Carlos) Munoz, Acea (Jasmine ) Hindbaugh, and Charles, Elijah and Levi Hindbaugh. His Great-Grandchildren are Maraya, Camren, Mia, Samson, Isaac, Abner, Carlos, Jr., and Benjamin. Also surviving are his siblings, Judy Turner, James Irons, Lee (Barbara) Irons, Philip (Patti) Irons, David (Wanda) Irons and Vicki Hall, along with numerous nieces and nephews and cousins. Charles was predeceased by his parents, his first born daughter, Michelle and brothers, John and William Irons.

Friends may visit at the Coyle Funeral Home, 1770 S. Reynolds Rd. on Tuesday, January 29 from 12:00 -4:00. The funeral service and sharing of memories will begin at 4.

In lieu of flowers, you are asked to consider a donation to Double ARC, 885 Commerce Blvd., Perrysburg, OH 43551,, or The Victory Center of Toledo. Please view Charles’ memorial video tribute and leave a condolence message for the family at

Funeral Home

Coyle Funeral Home
1770 S Reynolds Rd Toledo, OH 43614
(419) 865-1295

Published in The Blade on Jan. 27, 2019

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