David Andrew Irons Sr., 71, of Orange, passed away Thursday, Jan. 7, 2010 at Renaissance Hospital in Groves. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Dorman Funeral Home in Orange.

Born on July 15, 1938 in Gilmer, Texas to parents, Fred Alton Irons and Verna (Davis) Irons, he lived in Orange for the last 30 years and was of the Presbyterian faith. He was an avid biker and was past president of the Orange Chapter of the Gypsy Motorcycle Club. David loved his dogs. He worked as a self employed mechanic and was a veteran of the U. S. Army. 

David is preceded in death by his parents. 

Those who will cherish his memory are his daughters, Kathy and Tammy, Irons both of Carrolton and Yvette Fuston of Burkeville; sons, Danny Alton Irons of Carrolton, David Andrew Irons Jr. and wife, Debbie of Burkeville and Everette Anthony Irons and wife, Susan of Virginia Beach, Va.; two sisters, thirteen grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.