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Mizell Irby Jr.

June 5, 1953 - January 11, 2022
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Walter, Greg, Sis ( deceased), Franklin Knox
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Stewart & Calhoun Funeral Home
529 W Thornton St.
Akron, OH 44307
330-535-1543 | Map
Wednesday 1/19, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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529 W Thornton St.
Akron, OH 44307
330-535-1543 | Map
Wednesday 1/19, 1:00 pm
Condolences may be sent to 349 Elmdale Road, Akron, OH 44320.
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150 Glendale Ave.
Akron, Ohio 44302
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Mizell Irby Jr., affectionately known as Stubby, went home to be with the Lord on Jan 11th, 2022, after 68 years of a faithful, fulfilled life. Mizell was a lifelong resident of Akron, Ohio and graduated from Garfield High School where he participated in football, baseball, and wrestling. He was very proud to be a partContinue Reading

Walter, Greg, Sis ( deceased), Franklin Knox left a message on January 24, 2022:
RIP OUR BELOVED FRIEND FOR MANY YEARS! The Knox’s family!
Dr. Franklin Knox left a message on January 23, 2022:
To the Irby family, you have my deepest condolences during this painful time of grief! I was shocked and an abundance shocked and emotions overtook me when I just learned of his passing! He’s in God’s magnificent paradise and he has a new spiritual body of everlasting life, Hallelujah! Stubby, was a good friend and remarkable athlete! I first met him and Mike, at Roswell Kent junior high school. We all wrestled on the same wrestling team and those were some amazing times. Stubby was a standout and fabulous athlete and person. He also had a wonderful sense of humor that always kept me and many laughing with joy and great intentions. After Roswell Kent, he went to Garfield high school, where he was an awesome football player and many marveled from his dauntless and remarkable courage on the gridiron! Stubby, was 5 foot 5, a middle Guard-defensive player and I watched with incredible amazement how he took on bigger players and held his own with unmatched intrepidity and unquenchable desires for impeccable greatness! He was always a close friend, and every time I came to Akron, I’d always tried to stop by and see him. I shall always remember all those warm and loving memories about a remarkable and outstanding human-being, Mizell ( Stubby) Irby! RIH with God and his wonderful new addition of Mizell! May God almighty bless his loving family during this time of grief and I send lovingly my deepest sympathy to each and everyone of you!🙏🙏🏽💯☝🏽☝🏻❤️ Dr. Franklin Knox and the entire family!
Sandy Radcliff left a message on January 19, 2022:
Offering my sincere condolences for the loss of your loved one. I’ve known Stubby since he was a little boy playing up and down our street. Hard to even imagine him as the great father, & grandfather that he became. Love and prayers for the family. May God comfort you in your time of bereavement and healing.
Sandy Radcliff left a message on January 19, 2022:
Offering my sincere condolences for the loss of your loved one. I’ve known Stubby since he was a little boy playing up and down our street. Hard to even imagine him as the great father, & grandfather that he became. Love and prayers for the family. May God comfort you in your time of bereavement and healing.
Sandy Radcliff left a message on January 19, 2022:
Offering my sincere condolences for the loss of your loved one. I’ve known Stubby since he was a little boy playing up and down our street. Hard to even imagine him as the great father, & grandfather that he became. Love and prayers for the family. May God comfort you in your time of bereavement and healing.
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Michael McGrady left a message on January 19, 2022:
Our condolences to the family. Mike & Elaine McGrady
BEVERLY DANZY left a message on January 19, 2022:
TO THE ENTIRE IRBY, FAMILY, I WOULDLIKE TO SEND OUR PRAYERS TO THE ENTIRE FAMILY,ASKING GOD TO GIVE YOU STRENGTH AT THIS DIFFICULT TIME.MIZELL, BETTER KNOWN AS STUBBY, MEMORIES WILL BE WITH US ALWAYS, WITH OUR FAMILIES LIVING ON ARDEN PLACE, THE LAUGHTER, THE FUN, AND FELLOWSHIP, AMONG ALL THE FAMILIES, MY GOD BE WITH YOU ALL,MAY STUBBY REST IN PEACE. BEVERLY SMITH DANZY( TERRY DANZY, THE ENTIRE GOODEN FAMILY.
Allen White left a message on January 19, 2022:
My Cuz my friend will miss u for sure our friendship go’s back many years Rest In Peace my brotha !!!
Jo Ann Youngs left a message on January 19, 2022:
Michael and family my thoughts will be with you today. Stubby, Baby Sister, Uncle Zelle, your whole family were so kind and loving to us when we moved to Akron. So many great memories, family forever!! Joann, Gregory & Tony
Vanessa left a message on January 19, 2022:
In memory of Mizell Irby Jr., Vanessa lit a candle
Mrs,Michael Tracy (Dannie Mae) left a message on January 18, 2022:
In memory of Mizell Irby Jr., Mrs,Michael Tracy (Dannie Mae) lit a candle
Gregory Youngs left a message on January 18, 2022:
I'm lost for words, Stubby and Mike were Super Heroes to me growing up. You and Mike did more for me than you'll ever know, and I thank you for that.. I haven't seen you since I was in junior high. Much love Stubby we lost a great one. Rest brother in paradise !
SG JOHNNIE JOHNNIE R DOWNS left a message on January 18, 2022:
To the Irby family: Those that lived in our hearts are never really gone. As long as we keep them with us, in our hearts and our thoughts they will always be with us. Hold fast to your memories, to all your cherished moments of the past, to the blessings and the laughter, the joys and the celebrations, the sorrows and the tears. They all add up to a treasure of fond yesterdays that you shared and spent together. The special moments and memories in your life will never change. They will always be in your heart, today and forever. We weep for Mizel Irby Jr. "Stubby" our tears watering the hope to meet in heaven peace be still.
Mr & Mrs Reginald Dove left a message on January 18, 2022:
We are so sorry for your loss.. We are praying that God comforts you during this difficult time. Reggie has so many memories of Stubby , Wesley, and Michael playing football as children., so much fun. Let's get together soon. Lola and Reggie.
RENEE L GREENE left a message on January 17, 2022:
To the Irby family:. May you be blessed with peace and comfort during your mourning season. Greene family
Rachel left a message on January 17, 2022:
Uncle Stubby, you will be missed greatly. The man, with your strong faith can only be in one place and that is with our Lord Jesus Christ. Until we meet again uncle, I Love You,GOD BLESS!
Lillian Warner left a message on January 16, 2022:
My deepest sympathy to my brother in law Michael. Stubby was the life of a party and a classy dresser. My thoughts and prayers to you and the family. May God continue to watch over you and Angie.
Lorinda J Irby left a message on January 15, 2022:
Our last conversation was 11/30/21, no words can express how I feel, my heart is broken. My sincere condolences to the Irby family.. Be blessed..
stephanie hunyadi left a message on January 15, 2022:
So sorry to hear this. Thoughts and prayers are with the family. Garfield High School Class of 72...
Deby Barle left a message on January 15, 2022:
So shocked and saddened to hear our “Stubby” passed on. I was keeping up with him per FB and seemed so sudden. Mizell was truly a representation of Ram Pride and dedicated to his relationship with his higher power. May peace surround family and friends. Class of our beloved 1973.
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Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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