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Jim Edison

79, New Palestine, passed away September 22, 2012. He was born in Indianapolis on October 2, 1932, to the late Donald L. and Lela C. Edison.

Jim was a professional trumpet player who had his own big band, the Jim Edison Orchestra. Besides music, Jim's other passion was old cars, particularly 1940 Ford V-8's and the founder and workings of the Ford Motor Company.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, June (Smith) Edison; three sons, Greg (Krista), Geoff, and Mark (Jayne); seven grandchildren; brother, Jack (Terry) Edison.

Services will be at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, September 28, 2012, at Flanner and Buchanan - Broad Ripple , 1305 East Broad Ripple Avenue. Visitation will be from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 27, 2012, and from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service on Friday in the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to The Phillips Music Guild of Indianapolis or the Indianapolis Brass Choir. To read Jim's extended obituary, make online condolences, or to view Jim's video tribute may be done by visiting:

Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Sept. 25, 2012
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