Mr. Irwin, an accomplished singer, choral director and teacher, was Professor of Music at DePauw University in Greencastle.
He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Jane; a son , Mark A. Irwin and wife, Ashley N. of Greenwood; a grandson, Jase Bradley Irwin; a brother, Joe F. Irwin of Brownsville, Texas and a sister, Jeanne Irwin Cowart and husband, Jim of Henderson, Texas.
A Memorial service will be held on Friday, June 6, 2008 at 11 o'clock at Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church, 307 Simpson Street, Greencastle, with Dr. P.T. Wilson officiating.
Interment will be in Forest Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday June 5, 2008 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Bittles & Hurt Funeral Home, 602 East Washington Street, Greencastle.
Memorials may be directed to the Stanley R. Irwin Memorial Fund for the DePauw School of Music, P.O. Box 37, Greencastle, IN 46135.