GREEN -- Captain Edd Twigg, 72, passed away August 29, 2010.|
Edd was born March 20, 1938 to Donn and Norma (Lockhard) Twigg in Indiana, Pa. Edd, in the early days, competed on a national level in the AHRA winning national titles. An avid hunter and fisherman, he was a charter boat captain on the western basin of Lake Erie for over thirty years operating the Walleye Warrior fishing boat. He was a member of Nativity of our Lord Jesus Catholic Church.
His greatest love was his wife, children and grandchildren. His second love was selling cars and trucks for Chrysler which he did for 50 years. The last 35 years was with Mr. Klaben at Chapel Hill Dodge and later Klaben Dodge.
Edd was preceded in death by his parents, his brother, Donn Jr. and sister, Evelyn and son-in-law John Katoll; and is survived by his wife of 47 years, Linda; son, Joseph (Janine); daughter, Jennifer Katoll-Twigg; grandchildren, Addison and Aidan; brothers, Sam (Marge), Ernie (Donna), Rev. Augie (Rev. Ainee), Ken (Deborah), Tom (Gail), Tim (Penny) and Randy (Terri); sisters, Norma (Jim), Metz (Art), Doris (Terry), Beverly (Jim) Bonnie and Cindy; Youngblood brothers-in-law, Karl (Pat), John (Valerie), Dan (Rita), Kenneth (Sandy), Richard, Deacon Dale (Ann), and Deacon Robert (Jan); and sisters-in-law, Shirley (Frank) and Joan (Richard).
Calling hours will be at Nativity of the Lord Jesus Catholic Church, 2425 Myersville Rd, Akron, OH 44312, TODAY, 4 to 8 p.m., where a Vigil Services will be held at 4 p.m. and where a Rosary will be recited at 8 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be held Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Nativity of the Lord Jesus Youth Ministries. Anthony Funeral Homes
Published in Akron Beacon Journal on Aug. 31, 2010