Edward Robert Cromer, 88 of Sparta, passed away on Thursday at the St. Elizabeth Healthcare in Edgewood. He was the son of the late Bud Goebel and Eula Mason Cromer. He was the Husband of the late Bessie Allene Humble Cromer. He was also preceded in death by his two sons; James Edward Cromer and Raymond Eugene Cromer His sister; Mescal Kirby and 3 brothers; Walter, Woodrow, and Roscoe Cromer. Also a great-grandchild; Grady. Edward was retired from Facilities Maintenance at GE.
Survivors include; 3 Sons: Jessie Wayne (Cheryl) Cromer of Crittenden, Jerry Lynn (Polly) Cromer of Deer Park, OH and Ellis Cromer of Sparta. 2 daughters; Yvonne Dee Cromer (Raymond) Nally of Deer Park, OH and Sonji Lee Cromer (Howard) Shanor of Deer Park, OH. 4 Brothers; George Cromer, Denver Cromer, Goebel Cromer and Dean Cromer. Also surviving is a daughter-in-law; Bridget Waddle Morris of Indianapolis. 24 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild also survive.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, April 22rd, from 11am until 1pm at the Garnett-New-McDonald Funeral Home in Warsaw. Funeral services will begin at 1pm with Bro. Denny French officiating. Burial will follow in the Warsaw Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Darek Cromer, Christopher Cromer, James Cromer, Forrest Cromer, Elijah Cromer, George Shanor and Steve Griffin.
Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.