2016-02-23 / Obituaries

Edward McReece Modglin, Jr.


Edward Modglin, Jr Edward Modglin, Jr On Wednesday, February 17, 2016 Edward McReece Modglin, Jr. passed away peacefully and surrounded by loved ones after a long battle with cancer.

Modglin was a machine repairman and retired from Ford Motor Company in Indianapolis after many years of service. He was a member of the American Legion, and of Hillcrest Baptist Church later in life. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and tinkering with antique tractors.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward McReece Modglin, Sr. and Ida (Lichliter) Modglin.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Ethel (Foster) Modglin; five children, Edward Modglin III, Kamell (Marty) Betchell, Raymond D. (Angela) Modglin, Chloie Modglin and Matthew Modglin; 11 grandchildren; and a large extended family.

Visitation was Saturday, February 20, 2016 at the Hickey and Sons Funeral Home in Monticello, Kentucky. The funeral was Sunday, February 21. Internment was in the Foster-Clark Cemetery in Monticello.

Condolences can be sent to Hickey and Sons Funeral Home at 340 N. Main St., Monticello, Kentucky 42633.

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