Edwin Richard Logan, 83, of Kirksville, Missouri, died Monday, August 24, 2009 at his home under the care of Hospice Compassus.
The son of Clyde B. and Bessie (Stutenburg) Logan, he was born August 15, 1926 in Colony, Missouri. On April 29, 1951 in Milan, Missouri, Edwin was united in marriage to Zola Carter.
Edwin is survived by his wife, Zola of fifty-eight years; two sisters, Marilyn Stanley and husband A B of Bucklin, MO and Lila Knipe of Sparta, TN and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Francis Earl Logan and J B Logan and his brother-in-law, Ted Knipe.
Mr. Logan was raised in Colony, Missouri, where he received his education. Edwin served his country in the United States Army during WWII, and after being honorably discharged, he was employed several years for John Deere in Kirksville. In 1951, he moved to St. Louis, working several positions, for Boeing (McDonnell Douglas) thirty years until retiring in 1982, as supervisor in missile repair. Edwin returned to Kirksville, Missouri, in 1983 to make his home.
Edwin enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and traveling with friends.
He was a member of Hamilton Street Baptist Church of Kirksville.
Funeral services were Saturday, August 29, 2009 at Hamilton Street Baptist Church in Kirksville, with Pastor Charles Jackson officiating. Interment followed the service at Maple Hills Cemetery in Kirksville. Pallbearers were Tom Shoemaker, Jerry Bragg, Pat Foglesong, Charles Lewellen, Dana Brown and Doug Athon.
Expressions of sympathy in memory of Edwin Logan may be made to Hospice Compassus of Macon. Memorials may be left at or mailed to Travis-Noe Funeral Home, P.O. Box 306, Kirksville, MO 63501.