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Edward Eugene Fewell

Edward Eugene Fewell, 86, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, in Franklin. He was a resident of Franklin.

He was born Oct. 29, 1927, in Richmond to John Clyde and Lucille G. (Davis) Fewell.

He married Marjorie Ann (Greene) Fewell on June 8, 1945. She preceded him in passing on April 6, 2011. He later married Barbara Joy (Peyton) Winks. She lovingly survives in Franklin.

Ed also is survived by three children, Pauletta Fewell of Franklin, Karen (Jay) Fulmer of Gosport and Sarah (Dennis) Parton of Franklin; stepchildren, Chris (Cathy) Winks of Seattle, Kenny Winks of Indianapolis, Debbie (Mike) Pitcher of Franklin, Becky (Rob) Sheets of Fowler and Cheryl (Mike) Miller of New Whiteland; grandchildren, Anna (Erik) Foster, Reid Fewell, Quinn (Nick) Casazza, Harrison Parton, Hamilton Parton, Mackenzie Parton and Deby Clark; eight great-grandchildren; several stepgrandchildren; and many great-stepgrandchildren.

He was preceded in passing by his parents; a brother, Thomas Allen Fewell; a son, James Fewell; a grandson, Jed Moses Fulmer; and his wife, Marjorie Fewell.

He was a 1945 graduate of Centerville High School. Ed was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.

He was employed by Public Service of Indiana in Franklin, retiring after 33 years.

He was a longtime member of Bethel Primitive Baptist Church in Franklin. He served as an elder for many years at various Primitive Baptist churches.

He enjoyed woodworking, camping, building churches and eating lunch with the Romeo Club. Ed loved water skiing, which he enjoyed until the age of 72. He especially loved spending time with his family.

Elder Jimmy Clemmer and the Rev. Larry McAdams will conduct a service of celebration at 7 p.m. Friday at Flinn & Maguire Funeral Home, 2898 N. Morton St. (U.S. 31 North) in Franklin. Friends may call from 4 p.m. until the service time Friday at the funeral home. A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Salem Primitive Baptist Cemetery in Greens Fork.

Memorial contributions may be made to Jed Moses Fulmer Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Johnson County Community Foundation, 398 S. Main St., P.O. Box 217, Franklin, IN 46131; and to the R.O.C.K. Group Camp, c/o Anna Foster, P.O. Box 162, Gosport, IN 47433.

Online condolences may be received at www.flinnmaguire.net.

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