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Irvin D. Tumblin, Jr.

February 10, 1959 ~ January 3, 2022 (age 62)

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Irvin D. Tumblin, Jr, 62, of Van Wert, died at 12:07 AM on Monday, January 3, 2022 at Van Wert Health. He was born February 10, 1959, in Defiance, Ohio, to the late Irvin D. and Irma (Boggs) Tumblin. On June 28, 1980, he married the love of his life, the former Gloria Ross. Together, they shared over 41 years of marriage.

He retired from Eaton Corporation, in Van Wert, after many years of service. Irvin was a member of the Sons of the American Legion in Van Wert.

Irvin enjoyed traveling, classic cars, taking motorcycle trips, was an avid outdoorsman and could be found tinkering on just about anything. Most importantly, he loved spending time and being involved with all of his grandchildren's activities.

He is survived by his wife, Gloria Tumblin of Grover Hill; children, Travis (Melinda) Tumblin of Payne, Erica (Matthew) Noggle of Haviland and Nathaniel Tumblin of Columbus; grandchildren, Caden, Devon, Xander, Myles and McKenzie Tumblin and Allison, Blake and Cayla Noggle; a brother, Arthur (Betty) Tumblin of Cloverdale, Ohio; and a sister, Beulah (Mike) Prowant of Cloverdale, Ohio.

Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, Van Wert, with Pastor Shaun Matako, officiating.

Visitation will be held Monday, January 10, 2022 from 4:00-8:00 PM at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials may be directed to Grover Hill Fire & E.M.S.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, 722 S. Washington Street, Van Wert, Ohio.


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January 10, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home
722 S. Washington St.
Van Wert, OH 45891

January 11, 2022

10:30 AM
Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home
722 S. Washington St.
Van Wert, OH 45891

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