Ely C. Irvan, 70, of West Paducah died at 9 p.m. Thursday, October 24, 2013, at his home.
He was a retired foreman for TBI Steel of Paducah and was of the Church of Christ faith.
He is survived by his wife, Ann Irvan; one son, Jay Robinson of La Center; one daughter, Joyce Hemlin of West Paducah; one sister, Fannie Cruse of Henderson; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, Robin Long; one brother; and four sisters. His parents were Solon R. Irvan and Eula (Lynch) Irvan.
No services are scheduled.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Lourdes Hospice, P.O. Box 7100, Paducah, KY 42002-9961.
Hughes Funeral Home of Paducah is in charge of arrangements.