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February 19, 2013

Irvin Leon Fordyce

83; of New Albany

Funeral services for Irvin Leon Fordyce, 83, of New Albany, originally from Salem, will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 22, at Newcomer Funeral Home, New Albany, with burial at a later date at New Albany National Cemetery. He died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013.

 He was a firefighter for crash rescue while serving his country in the U.S. Air Force and a long-time employee of Kimball Office Furniture. He had a great love for fishing and his dogs.

Survivors include his wife, Dorothy “Dottie” Fordyce; his children, Stephen and Richard Fordyce; stepchildren, Linda, Lisa, Annette, Janette, Jacqueline, Tamara and Timothy Witt; 60 grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Charles and Emmet Fordyce.

 Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home.

 Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be made

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