Edward Kenneth Marquis

Born: Mon., Oct. 19, 1959
Died: Mon., Oct. 1, 2018


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Sat., Oct. 06, 2018
Location: Reichard Funeral Home

Funeral Service

4:00 PM Sat., Oct. 06, 2018
Location: Reichard Funeral Home

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UNION CITY - Edward Kenneth Marquis, 58, formerly of Lebanon, Ind. passed away  Monday October 1, 2018 at his residence. He was born October 19,1959 in Union City, Ind, to the late Edward D. and Bertha Clear Marquis, he was the eldest son of 7 siblings.
Ed graduated in 1978 from Union City High School and went directly into the US Air Force where he was stationed at Right Patterson Air Force Base, he received an Honorable discharge one month before being deployed to a tour of duty in  Germany. He was a proud Honor Guard, serving in countless services for our fallen Veterans and also was a member of the American Legion of Union City.
He was last employed at the VA  Administration in Indianapolis, before taking an early retirement in 2014. He had a variety of skills, working at Easy Rake, Sun Fiber optics, 7-Up Bottling, Lebanon IGA, Ulen Country Club, and also the Zionsville and Westfield Street Dept. His hobbies included watching and playing basketball, attending concerts, watching the Colts, coin  and antique collecting, playing the lottery, spending time with family and friends, most of all a proud Grandpa to Lucy and Taylor Marquis. Eddy never knew a stranger and loved to socialize.
Survivors include his sons, Nathan (Katie) Marquis, Cole Allen Marquis; grandchildren, Lucy and Taylor Marquis; brother, Michael (Kim) Marquis; sisters, Kathy Waugh, Kim Baldwin, and Kristy (Chad) Dodge; 9 nieces; 6 nephews; 9 great nieces and nephews also.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife and two sisters; Karen Kay Marquis and Kelly Thurzia Perlaki.
Visitation is 2-4 PM Saturday Oct 6, at the Reichard Funeral Home Inc., 400 W. Deerfield Rd., Union City. The funeral service is 4 PM Saturday also at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Fountain Park Cemetery, Winchester, IN. Military Burial rites will be conducted by the Randolph County Honor Guard.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the Randolph County Honor Guard with envelopes available at the funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.reichardfh.com  

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Mary Ellison
   Posted Wed October 03, 2018
Dear Ed. I'm so sorry you had to go so soon. We shared some good times and some bad times. I hope I did help you in the past through your struggles. We were good friends once. You are a special one of a kind person and I will cherish the memories. RIP Ed.

Workhorse Group
   Posted Fri October 05, 2018
We are so sorry for your loss. You will be in our thoughts and prayers.
Your Workhorse family and friends.

Cindy Sherwood
   Posted Fri October 05, 2018
Kathy and family,

I am so sorry to hear of Ed's passing! I have so many memories of our family's spending time together. All of us kids working at the same place and all the fun we've had through the years. We want you to know that we are praying for peace and comfort during this time! We love you!

Cindy Sherwood and Jack Wright

Rita Mangas
   Posted Fri October 05, 2018
We are so very sorry to hear of another death of one of our son's classmates.
Ed was a good friend of Rod Mangas. You have our sympathy.

Pamela Stapleton Potokar
   Posted Mon October 08, 2018
Ed, you were loved by so many. We made alot of memories in high school and just a short time ago. You were there for me when my Mom passed and I will always remember our times together. Forever in my heart.

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