James E. “Eddie” Edgar

January 30, 1929 ‒ November 27, 2015

Iberia, Ohio

James E. “Eddie” Edgar, 86, of Iberia passed away Friday, November 27, 2015 at Zusman Hospice House in Columbus.

Born January 30, 1929 in Piedmont, he was the son of the late Rev. Charles Harshman and Beatrice (Cunningham) Edgar. He married Betty M. (Poast) Edgar on May 16, 1948 and they enjoyed 66 years together until her passing on March 4, 2014.

He was a graduate of Iberia schools in 1947 and retired from Kroger with over 30 years of service. Eddie enjoyed watching sports, model railroading, riding trains and working in his flower gardens.

He is survived by children Cathy (Alan) Berkov of Playa del Rey, California, Rebecca (Mike) Perona of Columbus and Jay Edgar of Columbus; grandson Jeremy Hill of New Mexico; granddaughter Megan (Steve) Lambert; great-granddaughter Izzy; brothers Albert Edgar of East Liverpool and David Edgar of Galion and sister Dorothy Wolfe of Galion.

Following his wishes, there will be no visitation or memorial service.

Memorial contributions may be made to Zusman Hospice House in care of the funeral home.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Eddie Edgar, and condolences may be made to them at www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.

  • I am so sorry for your loss. In the bible we find hope and comfort. Jesus said in John 5:28 “the hour is coming in which all those in the graves will hear my voice and come out.”