Edward L. Meggitt

Apr 5, 1929 - Mar 30, 2013

Edward L. Meggitt, age 83, of Vickery, died unexpectedly Saturday night, March 30, 2013, in his residence.
He was born April 5, 1929, in Vickery, and graduated from Townsend School in 1947. He was a farmer and vegetable grower his whole life.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Elizabeth (Dideon) Meggitt; daughter, Marie Greene of Vickery; three sons, Edward (Brenda) Meggitt Jr. of Temperance, Mich., Bruce (Vicki) Meggitt of Vickery, and Kenneth (Maribel) Meggitt of Vickery; 10 grandchildren, Benjamin Meggitt, Cory Meggitt, Jennifer Cresswell, Jeremy Knapp, Joshua Meggitt, Dawn Jarrett, Ashley Williams, Michelle Kelly, Laura Greene, and Kenneth James Meggitt; 18 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Edward was preceded in death by his parents, James and Grace (Dawes) Meggitt; and three brothers, James, William, and Harold Meggitt.
Friends may call 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, at Ransom Funeral Home, 610 S. Washington St., Castalia, and from 10-11 a.m. Wednesday, April 3, at the funeral home. Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m., Rev. Kathleen Suggitt will officiate. Burial will be in Castalia Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Townsend Township Fire Department, 5076 County Road 247, Vickery, OH 43464; or Grace Lutheran Church, Renovation Fund, 203 S. Washington St., Castalia, OH, 44824.
Condolences may be shared with the family at ransomfuneralhome.com.