Edwin Nesbitt Birthday


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Posted Online: Feb. 18, 2013, 8:43 am
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Mr. Edwin "Ed" Nesbitt, Aledo, will be honored at a family dinner in celebration of his 85th birthday.
Ed was born Feb. 21, 1928, on the Nesbitt family farm north of Aledo. He graduated from Aledo High School in 1946. He was united in marriage to Marian Graham on July 19, 1947, in the Aledo Methodist Parsonage. They celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary last year. Ed and Marian reside on the family farm where he was born and raised.
Ed worked 47 years in the trucking industry, retiring from Preston Trucking in 1993. He retired from Walmart in Aledo in 2008, where he worked for 13 years. He retired from Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo in October 2012 after 10 years of employment. Ed is a member of Aledo United Methodist Church, Aledo Eastern Star Lodge 126, Aledo Masonic Lodge 252 and Teamsters Union 371.
Ed's six children (and spouses) are Steven (Michele) Nesbitt, Odessa, Fla.; Linda (Steve) Nelson, Galva; Barbara (Stan) Damron, Alpha; David (Diane) Nesbitt, Woodhull; Patricia (Greg) McKnight, Coal Valley; and Karen (Larry) Goff, Woodhull. He also has 13 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.












 



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