Irving B. Schuster, 96, of Louisville, passed away peacefully at his home on December 11, 2018. He was preceded in death by his wife, Elsa; daughter, Deborah Poole; brother, Lloyd; and parents, Joseph and Edna.
He attended Western Kentucky University, proudly served in the US Army during WWII and was CEO of Interstate Auto Supply. He was a Master Mason of 75 years, Scottish Rite and Kosair Shine. During his free time, Irving enjoyed playing bridge, golfing, was a fan of U of L and horse racing. He was a member of Adath Jeshurun and a former member of their board.
Irving is survived by his son, J. Lon (Cathy); son in-law, Wade Poole III; sister in-law Marcia Schuster; grandchildren, Dr. Bryce (Dr. Julie) Schuster, Corey (Alison) Schuster; and great-grandchildren Halle, Burke, Logan and Colton. Thank you to Gwen Tudor and Redd Johnson for the compassionate and wonderful care provided to Irving.
Funeral services will be 3:00 p.m. Friday, December 14, 2018 at Herman Meyer & Son, Inc, 1338 Ellison Ave with interment to follow at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery. Visitation will begin an hour prior to service time. Expressions of sympathy to Hosparus Health, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Louisville, or charity of your choice are appreciated.