Richard James Ervin Sr., 76, of Troutman, N.C., passed away on Friday, October 9, 2020, at Iredell Memorial Hospital.

Mr. Ervin was born August 8, 1944, in Iredell County and was the son of the late Frank Hall Ervin and Mary Edna Fortner Ervin. He attended Mooresville City Schools, was a plant manager for 36 years for Home Innovations (Draymore Manufacturing) and also helped his father-in-law at Walker Well Drilling. On July 28, 1990, he married Susan Walker Ervin, who survives. Richard loved his family, watching golf and especially playing golf.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by four children, Richard James Ervin Jr. of Mooresville, Susie Moose (Bobby Coates) of Clarksville, Tenn., Angela Dawn Ervin of Mooresville, and Ginger Ervin Owens (Brian) of Troutman; six grandchildren, James Robert Ervin, Susan Ervin Armas, Tiffany, Theresa Ervin, Scarlette Loraine Ervin, and Jacob Owens; two great grandchildren, Savannah Marie Ervin and Brianna Valerie Ervin; mother-in-law, Mary Sue Walker; special aunt, Myrtle Sigmon; sister-in-law, Lydia Efird, and her children, Nicole, Lester and Luke.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, October 14, 2020, at Troutman Funeral Home with Rev. David Troutman officiating. Burial will follow in the Iredell Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 2 to 3 p.m. at Troutman Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made National Kidney Foundation, American Cancer Society, American Heart Association and

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Troutman Funeral Home is serving the family.

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