Edd Wayne Felgar "Fast Eddie"


Edd Wayne Felgar "Fast Eddie", 84, passed away Nov. 19, 2019.
He was born Aug. 26, 1935, in a rural farm house north west of Mount Pleasant. The youngest son of Lester James and Mary Ruth (Jaggard) Felgar.
Edd graduated from Mount Pleasant High School with the Class of 1953.
He was united in marriage to Darlene Harryman on Feb. 26, 1956. At the time of her death they had enjoyed 56 years of happy marriage. They enjoyed many trips, some of those trips being with the local travel clubs. They also spent many winters at their home in Mesa, Ariz.
Edd worked at the Fairfield Post Office, sold automobiles at Boldt Chevrolet-Oldsmobile, and was half owner of F&F Motors. He then became a Fairfield police officer and at the time of his retirement, he was night sergeant. While in high school, he drove a school bus for two years, and then five years for Fairfield High School. Edd enjoyed the students on the buses and his police work.
Edd was a very active member of the Fairfield Lions Club, where he served on many committees and held many offices at the district and state level. He received the Lion of the Year, Warren Coleman award and Melvin Jones award. In 2013, Governor Terry Branstad presented him with the Iowa Volunteerism Award. Edd served on various boards in the community.
One of his hobbies was restoring antique tractors. He would go on many two or three day tractor rides.
In the last few years, he enjoyed his life with his loving partner, Barbara Grasham and family; special friends, Bruce and Renee Rebling; and many nephews and nieces.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, James; sister, Charlotte Scott; and his loving wife, Darlene Felgar.
Visitation for family and friends will be 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 25, at Behner Funeral Home. Funeral service will follow starting at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Chris Fiske officiating. Burial will follow the service at Evergreen Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be mailed to Salvation Army (Red Kettles) or Evergreen Cemetery. Cards and memorials may be mailed to Renee Rebling: 2847 170th St., Fairfield, IA 52556.
Online condolences may be made at behnerfh.com.

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