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Mr. Jed Essex III

Obituary for Mr. Jed Essex III

November 14, 1949 - February 22, 2022
Anderson, Indiana | Age 72


Jed Essex III, 72, passed away Tuesday, February 22, 2022.

He was born November 14, 1949, in Anderson to the late, Jed & Marveda (Keesling) Essex Jr.

Jed was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps having served in Vietnam in the 1st Marine Division, 9th Engineer Battalion. He retired from General Motors. He was a lifetime member of the Veterans of Madison County, the American Legion Chesterfield Post #408, the VFW, and of the Forty & Eight.

Jed is survived by his wife of 50 years, Sherrie (Shorb) Essex; daughters & sons-in-law, Kristie & Don Pate and Joanna & Jacob Evans; brother & sister-in-law, Arthur & Pam Essex. He was preceded by his brothers, David & Ralph Essex.

Graveside services will be at 11 am Monday at Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery, with Military Honors.

Arrangements were entrusted to Brown-Butz-Diedring Funeral Service & Crematory.

Suggested Memorial Donations

  • In lieu of flowers, the family suggest memorial contributions be made to:
  • Riley Children's Foundation
    30 South Meridian Street, Suite 200
    Indianapolis, IN 46204-3509

Arrangements By

Brown-Butz-Diedring Funeral Service and Crematory

515 East 53rd Street
Anderson, IN 46013
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