Edward Ross Tuckwiller, 65, of Lewisburg, WV, passed away Sunday, May 28, 2017, at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center in Fairlea, WV, following a sudden illness.
Ed was born October 1, 1951, in Ronceverte, WV, the son of David Eugene and Grace Anne Keyser Tuckwiller.
Ed's life revolved around family, friends, and the farm. He was a lifetime member of Calvary United Methodist Church and the American Angus Association. He was a graduate of the WVU animal science program and has worked all his life in the agriculture industry, most recently working at Boone Tractor and on the family farm, "Lone Oak, LLC." He was on the board for the Greenbrier County Youth Camp, was a State Fair of West Virginia member, supporter of the 4-H and FFA programs, and was a coach for youth athletics for many years. He was also a lifetime Mountaineer fan.
Surviving Ed are his wife, Sandra S. Tuckwiller; sons, David L. Tuckwiller and wife, Laura and Edward R. Tuckwiller II and wife, Jenny; daughter, Kelly Tuckwiller Collins and husband, Zachary; grandchildren, Edward Phillip Tuckwiller, Maria Grace Tuckwiller, and Kacey Louise Collins; and siblings, Alice Carol Tuckwiller, Ellen Bell, Meg Munton (John), and Robert Tuckwiller (Janet).
Memorial services are slated for Friday, June 2, 2017, at 11 AM at Calvary United Methodist Church near Lewisburg with the Rev. Ron Miller officiating.
The family will receive relatives and friends on Thursday, June 1, from 6-8 PM at the Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg.
In lieu of flowers, the family wishes that memorial contributions be made to the Edward R. Tuckwiller Scholarship (for students wishing to pursue careers in the trade or agriculture industry), c/o Premier Bank, 1085 Washington Street East, Lewisburg, WV, 24901.
Online condolences may be made by visiting www.WallaceandWallaceFH.com.
Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Obituary originally published in the June 1, 2017, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.