Edward Lee Wash, 87, of McGehee, passed away on August 29, 2016.

He served in the United States Army National Guard and the United States Army during the Korean conflict. Edward was a retired conductor for the Union Pacific Railroad. He loved to hunt and cook.

Edward was born at McGehee on December 1, 1928 and was the son of the late Armon and Lillian Tullos Wash.

Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Raymond Oscar Wash and a grandson, Eric Lee Wash.

Survivors include his wife of 67 years, Dorothy Nell Bishop Wash of McGehee; son, John Edward Wash of Sheridan; daughter-in-law, Phyllis Halloway Wash of McGehee; sisters, Elizabeth Wilhite of Titusville, Florida and Helen Ruth Burris (Arlis) of Shreveport, Louisiana; grandchildren, Angela Raye Wells (Chris) and Sarah Michelle Wash (Andrew); great-grandchildren Carson Wells, Aiden Johnson, Kaylee Wash, and Jacie Wash.

Visitation will be held on September 1 from 12:30 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. at Griffin-Culpepper Funeral Service in McGehee. A graveside service will follow at 2 p.m. at McGehee Cemetery with Rev. Kenny Culpepper officiating.