Joseph Paul Edens, 81 of Milan passed away September 30, 2018 at his home with his wife by his side. Joseph was born August 23, 1937 in Milan the son of Roy and Anna (Gribben) Edens. He married Delia Romero Edens and she passed June 6, 1975 and later married Sharon (Settle) Edens and she survives. Joseph served his country in the US Army. He retired from Pri-Pack in Lawrenceburg. He was a member of the Milan Wesleyan Church and former member of the Steel Workers Union.
Joseph is survived by wife: Sharon of Milan; sons: Charles Danny Edens of Evansville, IN: Joseph Leroy Edens of Indianapolis; Step-son: Frank Harold Grever Jr. of Tampa, Florida; sisters: Wilma Hess of Morgantown, IN; Martha Miller of Shelbyville, IN. 6 Grandchildren and 2 Great-Grandchildren. He was preceded in death by step-daughter: Tammy Borton, 3 brothers: Charlie, Leroy and John Edens, 5 sisters: Anna English, Vera Craney, Barbara Wilson, Virginia Fortune and Mary Luck.
Funeral services will be held at 11 Tuesday October 2, 2018 at the Milan Wesleyan Church with Pastor Andrew Hosier officiating. Burial will follow in New Craven Cemetery with full military rites by the Milan Legion Post #235. Visitation will also be Tuesday 9-11 at the church. Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society. Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements, 707 S. Main St., Box 243, Milan, In. 47031. Go to www.lawscarrmoore.com to leave an online condolence message for the family.