HUDSON — Joel E. Irons, 23, of Hudson, formerly of Minier, passed away Saturday (Aug. 3, 2019) in Ozark, Ark.

Joel was born Jan. 8, 1996, in Bloomington, to Ronald and Sonja Kaufman Irons.

Joel is survived by his mother, Sonja (Jeff) Waller, Hudson; his father, Ronald (Tamara) Irons, Bloomington; one brother, Jacob (Emma) Irons, Morton; grandparents, Kathy and Harvey Kaufman, Minier; aunt, Anita (David) Ross, Minier; and other aunts, uncles and cousins.

Joel was preceded in death by grandparents, Gene and Krystal Irons.

Joel last worked for a cleaning company. He was a member of Minier Christian Church, past member of the Boy Scouts and he enjoyed soccer.

Service will be at noon Saturday at Minier Christian Church. Pastor Alyssa Wier will officiate. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday prior to services. Haensel Funeral Home, Minier, is assisting the family with arrangements. Burial will be at Minier Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Path Crisis Center, 201 E. Grove St., No. 2A, Bloomington, IL 61701, or Autism Society of McLean County, 2404 E. Empire St., Bloomington, IL 61704.

Condolences may be made at www.haenselfuneralhome.com.

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