Saturday, December 26, 2009

Edgar L. Starnes (Deember 23, 2009)

Mr. Edgar L. “Ed” Starnes, 72, of New Paris, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, December 23, 2009 at 10:24 PM at Reid Hospital in Richmond, IN. He was born on April 26, 1937 in Richmond, IN to the late Memphis Lee and Martha (Heiger) Starnes.

Ed retired from Cadillac Gage as a Machinist First Class. He was a member of the United States Marine Corp and was an avid fisherman and hunter.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his brothers and sisters, Jim, David, Laura and Nancy.
He is survived by his wife, Doris (Calvert) Starnes of New Paris, Ohio whom he married on November 11, 1962; sons and daughter in law, Steve and Ghlee Thornton of Ansonia, OH, Ronald Thornton and Randall Thornton both of Florida; daughter, Cheryl Watson of FL., several grandchildren and great grandchildren; sisters and brothers in law, Eloise and Don of Indiana and Rosemary and Larry of Indiana, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

There will be a service held on Monday, December 28, 2009 at 11:00 AM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville with Rev. Tom Davis officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenville Township Memorial Gardens, Greenville, Ohio. Family will receive friends from 9-11 AM before the service on Monday.
Memorial contributions can be made to the American Heart Association.