Edgel Eshem
1964 - 2021
Brant Funeral Service - Sciotoville
422 Harding Avenue
Sciotoville, OH

MINFORD-Edgel C. Eshem, 57, of West Portsmouth, died Tuesday, November 16, 2021, in Portsmouth. Born on September 8, 1964 in Portsmouth, he was a son of John and Faye Curtis Eshem and was a truck driver for Gateway Distribution.

Edgel was a retired captain from the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility with 24 years of service.

He was preceded in death by his father, John.

Surviving are his wife, Sarah Cook Eshem, a son, Edgel (Grace) Eshem, Jr. of Wheelersburg, a stepson, Brett Gumbert of Middle Town; two daughters, Tiffany (Mitchell) McCloskey of Chillicothe and Kristen (Lee) Franks of Jackson; a stepdaughter, Shealynn Gumbert of Portsmouth; his mother, Faye Curtis Eshem of Portsmouth; a brother, John (Cheryl) Eshem of Columbus; two sisters, Wanda Eshem of Portsmouth and Sally Eshem of Minford and eight grandchildren.

Arrangements are under the direction of the BRANT FUNERAL HOME IN SCIOTOVILLE.

Condolences to www.brantfuneralservice.com.

Published by The Daily Times from Nov. 17 to Nov. 18, 2021.
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I haven't seen Edgel for years but in high school we always had fun giving each other a hard time. Love and prayers
Doug McManus
November 21, 2021
So sorry to hear this. May God be with the family
Julie Landis
November 20, 2021
My deepest condolences. So sad to lose a classmate and friend, prayers for the family
Sherry (Eubank) Lens
November 18, 2021
Faye and Sally, I am so sorry to hear. Edgel was a good guy. I'm sorry for your loss.
Jeff Davis
November 17, 2021
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