Edwin “Ed” Blish Jr.


Edwin “Ed” Blish Jr., 81, of Seymour, passed away Monday, May 30, 2016, at Covered Bridge Health Campus in Seymour with his family by his side.

Born Nov. 9, 1934, in Indianapolis, he was the son of Edwin A. and Edith Ann Stafford Blish, both of whom preceded him in death. On Oct. 24, 1954, at Central Christian Church in Seymour, he married Marilyn Highbaugh, who survives.

Ed was a member of First Baptist Church of Seymour. He retired from Amoco Chemical Co. after 32 years of service, where he worked as a buyer.

Other survivors include his children, Susan (Mark) Patrick, and David (Tonja) Blish; grandchildren, David (Tiffany) Blish, Clinton (Rachel) Blish and Trevor Blish; and a great-granddaughter, Hallie Blish.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his grandson, Matthew Taylor Patrick; and brother, James W. Blish.

The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. today at Voss Chapel, with the Rev. Larry Tingle officiating. Burial will follow at Riverview Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until time of service Thursday.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Seymour.