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Tributes after popular Plymouth man Dan Irving dies suddenly, aged 28

By NeilShaw  |  Posted: September 11, 2012

The RIP Dan Irving tribute page on Facebook

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Tributes have been paid to a Plymouth man who has died suddenly, aged 28.

Dan Irving died on September 2 in Plymouth, and his funeral will be held on Friday at Weston Mill.

Friends and family have created a tribute page on Facebook, which has already had more than 900 'likes'.

Tributes have also been paid in The Herald.

Dan leaves behind parents Sonia and Dave, sister Lisa, brother-in-law Lee, partner Sadie and step-parents Margaret and Dave.

He is also survived by grandparents and an extended family.

Hundreds of tribute messages have been left on Facebook, many remembering Dan's cheeky smile - and seeing him singing and dancing in the streets of Plymouth.

Sadie York wrote: "u were so unique 1 in a million and I will never stop loving u or forget u, u will always b here wiv me... Untill we meet again love u to the end"

Cheryl Phillips wrote: "R.I.P Dan, what a sad loss."

Nyssa Edgecombe wrote: "Such sad news!! He was a cheeky smiling lad!! RIP Danny"

Glen Page wrote: "Had the pleasure of working with Dan for couple years at Thales was such a sound bloke Always on the go being cheeky rip Dan"

Vikkie Simpson wrote: "RIP Danny boy! The Foyer days was good memories even if you did keep us all awake with your drunken antics but they was so funny sometimes!"

Kirk Gilman wrote: "RIP mate keep a beer cold for me will always remember the laughs at Hazelwoods."

Sophie Wildman wrote: "Still in shock that your gone dan :( you really were a top lad and always happy and smiling! Knew how to make everyone laugh no matter what the situation may be."

Nicki Jenkin wrote: "Our family will never be the same without you Dan, you will be so missed."

Simone wrote: " U were so gentle n never had a bad word to say about anybody, the amount of tears I've shed over u is the most I ever have in my whole life time, u will be missed by sooo many ppl dan"

Dan Irving's funeral will be held on Friday, September 14 at 9.30am.

His family has asked for donations in lieu of flowers to MIND and Help for Heroes.

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  • marc1964  |  September 12 2012, 1:01PM

    Herald reporting , dont make me laugh Cut and paste Niel Shaw should be drummed out the journalist union

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  • blackpot  |  September 11 2012, 10:11PM

    I didnt know him,but i hope he led a full,productive and worthy life.

  • Workitout  |  September 11 2012, 9:16PM

    Hope you had a good one Dan. Neil Shaw is a Disgrace.

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  • Mushroom-uk  |  September 11 2012, 3:43PM

    Ho my god..... i am so so sorry. R.I.P Dan knew you for such a sort time. my thoughts are with your family and Sadie. Lee (upstairs)

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  • lien60  |  September 11 2012, 2:21PM

    RIP didn't no him but think the website could get the spelling right as they put detember instead of september

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  • onionrings  |  September 11 2012, 1:49PM

    RIP Danny boy !! Neil shaw so your story is basically just copied from facebook? how did you get this job?

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  • familyman12  |  September 11 2012, 1:10PM

    Always made us laugh Dan. I will be there on friday

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  • familyman12  |  September 11 2012, 1:04PM

    You always made us laugh Dan I will be there on friday

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