Oval Edward “Edd” Breeden Jr., formerly of Warsaw, now of Cypress, Texas, passed away Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, at Briarwood Manor Care in Belleville, Texas, at the age of 76.

He was born April 21, 1942, in Indianapolis, to Katherine Fuller Breeden and Oval Edward Breeden Sr.

He was a resident of Kosciusko County for 69 years and was a 1960 graduate of Warsaw High School. In 1964 he enlisted in the U.S. Army and served until his honorable discharge in 1966.  

He studied at CDS in Pennsylvania from 1991-1993 and received his associate degree in specialized business and marketing.  

Edd worked at Zimmer Inc. in Warsaw as an orthopedic sales forecaster for most of his career. He was a past member of the Warsaw Optimist Club, and former town board president of Winona Lake. He will be dearly missed by his family.

He will be lovingly remembered by his two sons, Steve (Deea) Breeden, Warsaw, and Brian (Christina) Breeden,  Warsaw; two daughters, Jen Hutchens, Chugiak, Alaska, and Kari (Thad) Horton, Cypress. Also surviving are 11 grandchildren: Zach, Emily, Austin, Miya, Mason, Chris, Lauren, Gwen, Davyn, Liam and Zander; and three sisters: Wanda Wilson and Lois Heichelbech, both of Zephyrhills, Fla., and Bonnie Siriana, Sanford, Fla.  

He was preceded in death by his parents, and his grandson, Adam.

Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, at Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home, 225 Argonne Road, Warsaw.  His funeral service will follow immediately at 6 p.m., officiated by Pastor Jeff Pfeifer.


Memorials to Briarwood Manor Care, 1515 W. Main St., Belleville, TX.

Condolences may be sent at www.redpathfruthfuneralhome.com.