Edwin Hedberg of Lecanto, September 4, 1945 – November 16, 2022.
Edwin (Ed) was born to Oscar and Marion Hedberg in Olean, New York. He attended school in Olean until he graduated from Olean High School. After graduation he enlisted in the Navy where he served until 1968. After leaving the service he returned to Olean where he worked and later met his future wife of 45 years, Susan (Sue) Bailey.
Ed lived in Olean until 1983 when he and his family moved to Lecanto, Florida. Upon arriving in Lecanto, he worked for a local septic company and later started his own business, Ed’s Repair.
Ed enjoyed spending time with his family, working on cars and racing which he shared with his sons who also raced in citrus county. He also enjoyed riding his horse Willy, raising horses, cattle, farming and riding his trike.
Ed was a member of the Citrus County Livestock Committee, a lifetime member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, the American Legion Post 237 where he was also a member of the American Legion Riders. Ed also attended First Baptist Church of Crystal River.
Ed is proceeded in death by his wife Susan (Sue), his parents Oscar and Marion Hedberg.
He is survived by his brother Ernest and his wife Joyce and nephews Matthew and Corey; son: Edwin (Bucky) and wife Anna, granddaughter Victoria; son, John (Big John) and wife Cathy, grandson Austin Palminteri and wife Josclyn and great granddaughters, Rhilynn, Aerahlynn, and Lorrynn.
Services will be held at Heinz Funeral Home in Inverness, Florida on December 2, 2022, at 12:30 PM, with a procession to follow to Florida National Cemetery with a service at 2:30 PM.
Arrangements by Heinz Funeral Home & Cremation www.heinzfh.com.