Age 75, of Holt, died March 8, 2012, peacefully and surrounded by his family. Born January 10, 1937, in Lansing, Michigan. In the 1950’s Ed served his country in the U.S. Navy. In 1991 he retired from Lansing General Motors Oldsmobile Division after 30 years. One of Ed’s proudest accomplishments besides his family was his high school graduation four years after his retirement from Oldsmobile.
Surviving are: His wife of 48 years, Linda Sue; sons, David and Brian Roe of Holt, MI and one daughter, Nissa Holliday of Holt, MI; four grandchildren, Victoria and Brandon Roe of Lansing, Vanessa and Dominic Holliday of Holt; three sisters-in-law, Connie Hamlin of Ann Arbor, Judy (Reid) Hartsuff of Gregory and Evelyn (Hamlin) Daniels of Gregory; four brothers-in-law, Jack (Charlotte) Hamlin of Jackson, Kevin Hamlin of Stockbridge, Robert (Susan) Hamlin of Aiken, SC, and K. Lynn (Vickie) Osborne of Mesa, AZ. Ed is also survived by a multitude of nieces and nephews.
Ed was preceded in death by his parents, Edward Roe, Sr. and Marjorie; his mother-in-law, Opal Hamlin Myer; sister-in-law, Karen Hamlin Osborne; and brother-in-law, Tom Hamlin.
The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, March 12, 2012, at the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel, with interment to follow in Evergreen Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the funeral service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association in memory of Edward Roe.