Scott Kevin Irwin

October 25, 1955 ~ September 10, 2021 (age 65)


Scott Kevin Irwin, 65, of Spring Township, died September 10, 2021 in Tower Health / Reading Hospital.

He was married June 5, 1976 to Debbie Lynn (Ely) Irwin.

Born October 25, 1955 in West Reading, PA., he was a son of the late Chester H. and Anna M. (Stoyer) Irwin.

Scott was a 1973 graduate of Wilson High School.

He was a member of West Lawn United Methodist Church.

Scott was a United States Marine Corp Veteran of the Vietnam Conflict.

He was the owner/operator of Chester Irwin and Son, Inc., Reading for over 40 years. He worked alongside his father and other family members since he was a young boy, ultimately buying the family business from his father in 1978. He retired from his family business on March 5, 2021.

Scott loved Big Block Modified Racing; racing for his team, “Irwin Racing”, in the #7 and later #92.  He competed often at Bridgeport Speedway (N.J.), Penn National Speedway (P.A.), and US13 (D.E.).

He is also survived by two daughters: Colleen J. Irwin, companion of Justin A. Foster of Honey Brook Township, Chester County, and Keri Ann Irwin, fiancée of Eric Hughes of East Nottingham Township, Chester County.

Scott was the proud grandfather to two granddaughters: Kayley M. Hughes and Kelsie L. Hughes.

He is also survived by a sister, Jill (Irwin), wife of Samuel E. Yoder of Shoemakersville.

Scott was predeceased by his two older brothers: Larry C., and Kerry J. Irwin.

Services will be held privately but the family request that when thinking of Scott, to play AC/DC and turn it up.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, 2361 Hyman Blvd., Staten Island, New York, 10306, or at

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