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Irving (AP)
Cleveland Irving Jr.

Posted on March 20, 2013 at 1:00 a.m.

April 3, 1941 - March 16, 2013

ELKHART — Cleveland “Pete” Irving Jr., 71, of Elkhart, died at 10:49 p.m. Saturday, March 16, 2013, at Elkhart General Hospital.

Pete was born April 3, 1941, in Elkhart, to Cleveland Sr. and Roberta (Curry) Irving.

He is survived by his companion, Marilyn Whittington of Elkhart; daughter Melanie (Reginald) Holland of Twinsburg, Ohio; brothers David Irving of South Bend and Otis (Dana) Irving and Robert (Mickey) Irving, both of Elkhart; sisters Moneta Wells of Kankakee, Ill., Ethel Cotton of Flint, Mich., Gloria Jones of Detroit, Mich., Clementine Irving of Milwaukee, Wis., and Clarabelle Irving of Elkhart; grandchildren Morgan and Trenton Holland; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Pete retired from Shaker Heights School, Shaker Heights, Ohio, where he was facility coordinator. He was a member of Saint James AME Church. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 23, 2013, at Saint James AME Church.

Hartzler-Gutermuth-Inman Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.