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Edward Lee McFadden

December 4, 1919 — March 7, 2017

EDWARD LEE MCFADDEN (Son), 97, of Novice, Texas passed away Tuesday March 7th, 2017 at Heritage House of Paris. Roden-Pryor Funeral Directors held graveside rites 2:00 P.M. Saturday March 11th, 2017 at Springhill Cemetery in Novice with Patrick Cannon officiating.
No formal visitation has been scheduled.

Edward was born December 5th, 1919 to Benjamin Harrison McFadden and Louvenia Bramlett in the Beardstown community of Lamar County. He married, Thelma Webb McFadden, and together they raised three daughters.

He served his nation honorably in the United States Airforce as a decorated Aircraft Maintenance Officer for twenty-three years. He received the Air Force Longevity Service Award and the Good Conduct Medal for his outstanding discipline and dedication to his country.

After the service, he worked and retired from a long career as a mechanical engineer and electrician for Babcock & Wilcox, Inc. in Paris. Some of his favorite memories are of playing basketball at Paris High School and earning the nickname, "Country."

Survivors include a daughter, Bennie Jones, and husband, Bob, of Round Rock, Texas; a daughter, Mary Lee Schneider, and husband, John, of Cocoa, Florida; a daughter, Beverly Ashford, and husband, Joe, of Powderly, Texas; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; as well as three great-great-grandchildren.

Edward was preceded in death by his wife, Thelma.

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