Oct. 14, 1930 Arkadelphia Clark County Arkansas, USA
Jun. 23, 2004 Fordyce Dallas County Arkansas, USA
Ed was happily married to the former Winnie Dell Pierce of Carthage, Arkansas for over 52 years. They had 5 beautiful daughters, 9 grandchildren, and two great grandchildren. Ed was a career soldier in the United States Army, retiring with the rank of First Sergeant. He saw combat duty in both the Korean and Vietnam conflicts. He was awarded the Purple Heart, Bronze Star for Valor, the Air Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, and the Vietnam Service Medal with four Bronze Service Stars. Ed was a devoted family man, a loving son, and a great brother.