Edward “Ed” A. Erickson, 93, of Englewood, Fla., passed away Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at his home.
Ed was born in Detroit, Mich.
He worked as a manager at the National Bank of Detroit for 42 years, before moving to Englewood with his wife, Blanche (nee Ford) in 1986. Ed was a long-standing member of Christ Lutheran Church, Englewood, and supported the community through various activities, such as Meals on Wheels, the CROP Walk, and Helping Hand.
Ed is survived by his loving wife of 72 years, Blanche; son, James (Barbara); daughter, Barbara (Robert); grandsons, Keith (Mindy), Douglas (Cindy), and Eric (Mandy) McAlister; great-granddaughters, Justina, Brianna and Elizabeth McAlister; great-grandson, Ryan McAlister; and nephew, Bill (Donna) Collins.
A private memorial service will be held at the Christ Lutheran Church Prayer Garden by Pastor Teresa Foster at a later date.