Edmund “Ed” H. Waite
October 17, 1940 ‒ December 26, 2018
Edmund “Ed” H. Waite, 78, of Bellville passed away December 26, 2018 in Riverside Hospital in Columbus.
He was born October 17, 1940 to the late Ralph and Sarah (Wilkes) Waite in Houtzdale, Pennsylvania. Ed attended Shawnee Senior High with the class of 1959, and married his high school sweetheart Gloria Wilson on August 23, 1958.
Ed worked at Empire Steel for 33 years and later for Ariel Corporation in Mt. Vernon for 12 years. He was also a dedicated 32nd degree Mason with the Mansfield Masonic Temple Venus lodge #152.
Ed dearly loved his family, who all adored him, and he will be missed greatly by all that knew him.
He is survived by his wife Gloria of 60 years and 4 months; children Greg (Barbara) Waite, Steve Waite, Joy McMullen, David (Cindy) Waite, Eddie (Angie) Waite and Julie Wolfe; 15 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother Ralph Waite and a grandson Ryan.
Ed’s family will receive friends Thursday, January 3, 2019 in the Bellville Snyder Funeral Home from 2 – 3 p.m. with a funeral service immediately following at 3 p.m. The Rev. Dr. James Charles Wilson II will officiate with burial to follow in Bellville Cemetery.
Memorial contributions in Ed’s memory to the Mansfield Masonic Temple may be made at the funeral home.
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