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Edward L. Shedd was born August 22, 1925, in Minter City, Mississippi to the union of the late Fannie and William Shedd. Ed made his transition from this life on Tuesday, October 15, 2013, at St. Vincent Hospital in Toledo, Ohio at the age of 88. He was surrounded by his family.
Edward Shedd came to Toledo, Ohio at age 15 and enlisted in the US Army, where he served in the Korean War and WWII.
Edward leaves to cherish his memory, wife of 66 years, Ida; children, Luetrell, Gwendolyn, Tanya, Demetra (Joe), Regina (Lamont), Edward Shedd Jr., and first cousin, Willie Wiggins. Twelve grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren, and 4 great-great-grandchildren; along with a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
Visitation will be held Sunday, October 20, 2013, from 4-6 p.m. at The House Day Funeral Home. The Wake will take place on Monday, October 21, 2013 at 11 a.m., immediately followed by Funeral at 12 noon, at First Church of God.
Published in Toledo Blade on Oct. 20, 2013