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Obituary — Edward Carnicom

May 21, 1942 — March 26, 2012
Edward Daniel Carnicom, 69, of Ashland passed away on Monday, March 26, following an extended illness. Calling hours will take place from 5 to 9 pm on Wednesday, March 28, at Fickes Funeral Home, 84 N. High St., Jeromesville, Ohio (www.fickesfuneralhome.com). A funeral service will follow on Thursday, March 29, at 11 a.m., also at Fickes Funeral Home.


Edward was born on May 21, 1942, in Jackson, Mich., to Ruby (née Chivington) and Erwin Carnicom (both deceased). Edward had an extended family of siblings and half siblings including Margaret (née Carnicom) Dwyer, Deloris Johnson (née Warner), Sandra Dunn (née Warner), Joanne McCleary (née Warner), and James Warner (deceased). Edward graduated from Port Clinton High School in 1960.
In June of 1961, he married Beverly Carnicom, eldest daughter of Benton and Treva Wade (née McDaniel) of Mansfield (both deceased). In addition to his loving wife Beverly, Edward is survived by three of his children: David Carnicom of Ashland; Amy (née Carnicom) Andress and her husband Tim of Ashland; and Scott Carnicom and his wife Marla of Murfreesboro, Tenn. Edward was preceded in death by an infant son, Michael, in 1963. Edward also enjoyed the company of his two dear grandsons, Cody Raudebaugh, 20, of Jelloway and Harrison Carnicom, 4, of Tennessee. Edward is also survived by his sister-in-law and her husband, Lenora (née Wade) and George Haag of Granville, Ohio.
Edward served the Ashland Fire Company and Department with distinction for nearly 40 years as a volunteer fireman, driver, paramedic and inspector. He retired in 1997 as an Assistant Chief. Later, Edward served as the safety officer at Samaritan Hospital in Ashland for 10 years.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Ashland Fire Company’s Scholarship Fund (care of Mike Householder 419-606-8107 or Tim Wittman 419-606-4237).

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