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John C. Edelen


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John C. Edelen Obituary
Edelen, John C.,

78, of Louisville KY, was born August 15, 1939. After an extended illness, John passed from this world on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at Baptist Healthcare Louisville.

John was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Elizabeth Scamahorne.

He will be deeply missed by his children, Donna Edelen Johnson, Johnny Ray Edelen, Veronica Edelen Abbott, and Tifaney Edelen Parry (Robert), 10 grandchildren; and 15 great grandchildren; He also leaves behind his close cousin, Judith Thornsberry Curtis; her husband and close friend, Paul Curtis; and many other cousins, relatives and friends.

John attended St. Louis Bertrand and Saint Xavier schools in Louisville, and was born and raised a Catholic. He was a truck driver for many years, along with being a union steward for Local 89. John owned and operated several businesses, and dabbled in real estate before retiring. John was an avid Louisville Cardinal Fan, and attended games whenever he had the chance.

His funeral service will be 6 p. m. Wednesday at Embry-Bosse Funeral Home, 2723 Preston Highway. Visitation will be from 1 - 6 p. m. Wednesday.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Donor's Favorite Charity.
Published in The Courier-Journal on Oct. 3, 2017
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