Edgar G. “Ed” Middleton

Edgar G. “Ed” Middleton, 85, of Bishop Hill, passed away at 8:35 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018 at Rosewood Care Center in Galesburg.

Funeral services were Saturday, Jan. 27, at Rux Funeral Home in Galva where military rites were accorded by the Galva Fusiliers. Pastor Jeff Goard officiated. Visitation was held prior to the services. Cremation was accorded following the services and private inurnment will be in Elmwood Cemetery in Yorkville at a later date.  

He was born Jan. 17, 1933 in Harvey, the son of Ray and Dola (Worley) Middleton. He married Judy Ganzer on Oct. 27, 1956 in Yorkville. 

Survivors include his wife of Bishop Hill; a son, Scott (Denise) Middleton of Waukegan; a daughter, Meg (Jeff) Chambers of Gary, Ind.; three granddaughters, Stephanie (Tristan) Jordan of New Berlin, Wis., Jaimie Middleton of Gurnee and Melissa (Edgar) Ardon of Waukegan; two grandsons, Brandon Chambers of Lowell, Ind. and Matthew Chambers of Indianapolis, Ind.; a great granddaughter, Isabella Ardon; his six siblings, Marvin Middleton of Florida, Joe Middleton of Aurora, DeLois Mahoney and Judy Mayse, both of Florida, Mary Abbott of Texas and Tom Middleton of Virginia; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Norman and Jack Middleton; and his daughter, Amy Middleton.

Ed served his country in the U.S. Army. He worked for Allsteel Equipment in Montgomery until his retirement. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed photography and had been a tour guide for the Village of Bishop Hill. 

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