LAKELAND, Fla. -- John T. Irwin, 83, of Lakeland, Fla., passed away April 14, 2013, at Good Shepherd Hospice, Palm Terrace, Lakeland, Fla.

He was born May 10, 1929, in Cambridge, Ohio, to Frank and Iva (Dillehay) Irwin.

He grew up in Ohio and later became Supervisor of Maintenance at Marion General Hospital in Marion, Ind.

He was a US Navy veteran.

He moved to Florida in 1993.

He is survived by his wife, Phyllis Irwin; daughter, Lynn Pike; and grandson, Matthew Jacoutot.

Memorial service was Sunday, April 21, 2013, at May Manor Clubhouse, Lakeland, Fla.

The David Russell Funeral Home in Lakeland, Fla., was in charge of arrangements.