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“Sincerest sympathy Mary and your Families. You are in our hearts and Prayers. We have been so blessed to have known you, and Ed, for such a short...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Gord and Barb Brooks - Friends

“Mary Mae, You will be in my thoughts and prayers in the upcoming weeks. You and Ed sure had a lot of good times together, and I'm sure those...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Cordilla George - Williams, IN

“Mary Mae. We are very sorry to learn of your loss. You and Ed made a great couple. We think of you often, especially at Christmas time when we get...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Dick & Donna McGarvey - IN

“Vernie and I were saddened to hear of Ed's passing. Mary and family we are so sorry for your loss. He was such a great guy who was always willing to...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Vernie and Lloma Myles Hantsport


James Edward "Ed" Sherfick, 82, of Shoals, Indiana, passed away at 2:15 p.m. on Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at St. Mary's Medical Center in Evansville. He was born on February 3, 1930 in New Albany, Indiana to Thomas D. and Elizabeth Jane "Bettie" (Hutton) Sherfick. He married Mary Mae Wade on February 19, 1953 at the Shoals Church of Christ. He is survived by: Wife Mary Mae Sherfick of Shoals Daughters: Cynthia McAtee of Loogootee Sylvia and Nick Albaugh of Shoals Granddaugters: Sarah McAtee, of Orlando, Fl; 1st Lt. Carrie McAtee, of Charleston, SC; Amy Albaugh, of Shoals; and Erin Albaugh, of Terre Haute. He is preceded in death by his parents, one sister Lucille Peay, and two brothers Thomas and Charles William Sherfick. Ed was a lifetime electrician and he began his career by wiring homes while in the 8th grade of school. From a very young age he also worked for the family businesses Sherfick Furniture Factory and Sherfick Music Service. He entered the United States Air Force in 1951. Upon completion of his service to his country in 1955, he worked for United States Gypsum and National Gypsum plants as an electrician. He then went to work for NAD Crane where he retired as foreman over the electrical division. Upon his retirement, he and his wife Mary Mae traveled extensively in his beloved RV and he did electrical work for many campgrounds along the way. He was a member of the American Legion Post #61, a former member of the Shoals Lions Club, and faithful member of the Shoals Church of Christ. Visitation will be held from 4-8:00 p.m. on Friday, October 5, 2012 at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home in Shoals. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 6, 2012 at the funeral home. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery. Military graveside rites will be conducted by American Legion Post #61.

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