William Ed Carnahan, age 61, of Industry , Illinois, passed away at 10:40 AM on Saturday, February 29 at McDonough District Hospital in Macomb. He was born on January 10, 1959 in Macomb,Ill. the son of Vernie and Betty Kellum Carnahan.
Ed is survived by one sister Beverly (Coy) Carnahan Abernathy of Macomb, two daughters Kristy and Misty, several grandchildren, sister-in-law Marsha Carnahan of Colchester, three nieces, one nephew, one great-niece, and one great nephew. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers Kenneth Carnahan, and Terry Carnahan.
Ed had lived all of his life in the Industry area, he had worked at Heager Pottery, and had worked at the elevators in Industry and Macomb, he also had worked as a farm hand for several Industry farmers. He enjoyed following local dirt track racing, he loved to work on small engines, he enjoyed livestock, and feeding catfish in the pond.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 11 AM at the Clugston-Tibbitts Funeral Home in Macomb. Scott Jones will officiate. The family will meet with friends on Tuesday evening March 3, 2020 from 5 PM until 7 PM at the funeral home. The family requests in lieu of flowers that memorials be made to the Ed Carnahan Memorial Fund.
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