Edward Ray Elder “Eddie” 80, of Fairland, passed away Sunday, April 10, 2022, in his home.
Edward was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He was a Detective Sgt. for the Marion County Sheriff Department and a Reserve Deputy at the Shelby County Sheriff Department. Edward and his wife, Deanna, were owner operators of Elder Excavating for 26 years. Edward was a Marion County Fair Director and a volunteer fireman at Bunker Hill Fire Station. He was also a proud member of the Pleasant Masonic Lodge of Acton #134, a Murat Shriner, and a member of the American Legion #70.
Edward is survived by his wife, Deanna Elder; daughters, Kathy Ross and Darla Ellis; and grandchildren Nick Ellis, Nicki Ellis, and Tyler Ross.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Edna and Elbert Elder; brother, Elbie Elder; children Debbie and Jimmy Elder; and a grandson Matthew Marsee.
Funeral services will be held at Indiana Funeral Care, 2433 E. Main St., Greenwood, IN on Saturday, April 16, 2022, at 1:00 PM. Masonic service will take place at 12:45 at the funeral home.
Visitation will be held at Indiana Funeral Care, Greenwood, IN from 11:00 AM until the time of services.
Burial will take place in Orchard Hill Cemetery immediately following the service.