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“Danell and family, Diane and I have you in our prayers, Jimmy was a fine man. ”
1 of 13 | Posted by: Robert & Diane Prewitt - FL

“Danell and family I'm so sorry and shocked to hear of Jimmy's passing. You will be in my thoughts and prayers. ”
2 of 13 | Posted by: Ricky Hubbard - Mantee, MS

“We are so very sorry for your loss. Jimmy was such a special person. He was so kind to everyone. He will be missed!!! Praying you will find peace and...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Wilbur and Dianne Chancellor

“We are so sorry for your loss. We want you to know you are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Robert and Debbie Irby - LA

“With our deepest condolences. We loved Mr. Irving. Rest in Heaven. Love April, Rick and Avery Jackson. ”
5 of 13 | Posted by: April Ervin Jackson - Ackerman, MS

“I am so sorry for your loss. You are all in my prayers. ”
6 of 13 | Posted by: Ann Randle Poche - Ponchatoula, LA

“Jimmy (HERO) Irving was a dear friend to so many people! He was a friendly, fun to be around, always smiling guy! Always a gentleman and helping...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Pam Miller - Sturgis, MS - Friend

“Prayers Lifted Up for y'all God Bless ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: Glen Barlow - French Camp, MS

“Prayers to the Family ”
9 of 13 | Posted by: Trudy Mills Compton - Greenwood, SC

“I am so sorry to hear about this. Jimmy was a wonderful man! I am keeping the entire family in thought and prayer through this difficult time. ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Brandy Smith - Tall Timbers, MD

“Rick and I send our sincere condolence to all of Jimmy's family during this difficult time. May God wrap his arms around each of you and give you the...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Linda and Rick Jenkins - Ackerman, MS

“Mr Jimmy was a great man. He loved his family. So sorry to hear about this. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: John Ray - Eupora, MS - Friend

“Sending love & prayers for all the family. ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: Rhodena Lang - Ackeman, MS


James D. "Jimmy" Irving passed away Thursday, October 10, 2019, at St. Dominic Hospital, in Jackson, MS. He was 73 years old. Mr. Irving was born February 12, 1946, in Kosciusko, MS, to Davis M. and Myrtle(Bond) Irving.

Services will be held on Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 10:30 a.m., at Ackerman Baptist Church, in Ackerman, MS, with Rev. Danny Irving and Pam Varner Fortenberry officiating. Pallbearers will be David McCulloch, David Smith, Perry King, Terry Collier, Eric Chambers, Randy Massey, Kenny King, Bob Oakley, and Murray Greenlee.
Honorary pallbearers will be Wayne McLeod, Billy Ganann, Barry Fortenberry, Buddy Cornish, Dan Melton, Wayne Webster, Drew Webster, Zach Hunt, Bill Power, Charlie King, Rob Chambers, Scott Pearson, Kenny Clark, and Gary Vaughn's Sunday School Class.
Visitation will be held Monday, October 14, 2019, from 5:00 p.m. till 7:00 p.m., at Coleman Funeral Home. Burial will be in Weir Cemetery in Weir, MS.

Jimmy is survived by his wife, Danell(Varner) Irving of Weir, MS, 2 sons, Ryan(Whitney) Irving of Madison, MS, Chris(Amy) Stephenson of Ackerman, MS, 1 daughter, Candace Stephenson of Weir, MS, 2 sisters, Judy(Dan) Melton of Weir, MS, Joani(Wayne) Webster of Harrah, OK,1 uncle, Glen(Jan) Bond of Taylorsville, MS, and 2 grandchildren, Nelson and Shep Irving of Madison, MS.

Jimmy was preceded in death by his parents, Davis M. and Myrtle(Bond) Irving.

Memorials may be made to The Steps for Shep Foundation (benefiting those suffering from cystic fibrosis).