IRONS Harold "Wes"
of Waterford, passed away, Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 85 years of age. Beloved husband of the late Evelyn; loving father of Harold (Sandie) Irons, Karen (Roger) Fulkerson and Mark Irons; proud grandfather of Shannon, Edward, Amber, Tiffany, Faith, Rachelle and Brittney; great grandfather of Jeremy, Alyssa, Kayla and Eva; dear brother of June Irons. Preceded in death by son, Paul and brother, Johnny. Born in Tennessee, Wes moved with his family to Lake Orion, Michigan as a teenager. He attended GMI (Kettering University) before beginning his career in toolmaking and machine building. In the early 1970's he and his brother opened Royal Honda in Royal Oak, which he owned until 1982. After retiring, he taught for many years at Oakland Tech Center in Clarkston sharing his enthusiasm and love of engineering to many young people.
Family will receive guests Monday, August 7th from 4:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at COATS FUNERAL HOME - WATERFORD. A procession will take place after the service to Ottawa Park Cemetery.
Memorial donations suggested to Lakecrest Baptist School.
Wes, you were always one of the good guys. I'm very saddened that you have left us. Your family and friends have my prayers and condolences.
Colin & Denise Germain
We are so sorry for your loss. We enjoyed spending time with Wesley last summer. We are praying for the family.
Wes was a great patriot and a good friend. He will be missed greatly.
So Sorry I could not make it to Michigan for My Uncles passing! Thought he would live forever! So shocked! He will be greeted by so many loved ones and I know He lived a wonderfull life!