Irwin "I.C." Stine

September 21, 1928 ~ September 4, 2018

Irwin Carrol Stine was born in Moss Lake, LA on September 21, 1928 to Irwin E. and Lydia Heard Stine and passed away on September 4, 2018.  He was a lifelong resident of Sulphur, LA. 

His life path led him to leave Sulphur High and enlist in the U.S. Navy.  Her served for three years in the Seabees, a U.S. Navy Battalion.  He returned to Sulphur and graduated from Sulphur High School.  He began a career for Mobil Oil that spanned 37 years, beginning as a utility man and retiring as a construction superintendent.  During his career he continued his education by attending McNeese State University and Sowela Technical Institute, and employer sponsored education programs.  This resulted in his becoming a welding and construction inspector. 

He was a faithful member of First Baptist Church, serving on various committees.  As a volunteer for the mission program, he was selfless in service and blessed to give a helping hand to those in need.  In the past he was a member and served at Vincent Settlement Baptist Church.  He was a diligent and dignified man with a gentle and gracious nature.  He enjoyed traveling worldwide with Betty, his wife. 

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Betty Havens Stine of Sulphur; three sons, James Stine of Singer, Coy and Dana Stine of Singer and Barry and Elise Stine of Hackberry; one daughter, Carolyn Stine Hunt of Sulphur; 10 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Irwin E. and Lydia Stine; two brothers, Marvin Stine and Coy Stine; three sisters, Ella D. Watson, Ruth Goodwin and Ruby Mattwell; and one great granddaughter, Raelyn Marino.

A memorial service for Irwin will be held on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 2 PM at Johnson and Robison Funeral Home.  The family will receive friends on Friday, September 7, 2018 from 6-9 PM and will resume on Saturday from 11 AM until the time of service. 

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  1. My sincere condolences to the family at this difficult time. May you all seek God for comfort, peace, strength and support (2 Cor 1:3).

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