Edward John Novotny, age 82, passed away Thursday, February 16, 2017. He was born November 8, 1934 in Cleveland, Ohio to Edward and Mary (Cerny) Novotny.
He was a die maker and retired from Ford in Walton Hills. Edward was in the Army reserves.
Edward married Arleen Thompson on August 6, 1960. They were married 56 years. He is survived by his wife and 3 sons, Michael (Cheryl) of Parkman, Daniel of Townshend, VT and David (Julie) of Fredericktown, OH; six grandchildren, Christa, Victoria, Jacob, Gabriel, Grace and Rose. He was M&M grandpa to his 2 great granddaughters, Lilliana and Daisy. He is also survived by his sister-in-law, Donna Novotny of Parma, Ohio and 3 nieces and a nephew.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Larry and granddaughter, Amanda.
Edward was a member of the Nelson United Methodist Church. In his younger days, he was an avid fisherman and bowler. He loved the Cleveland Indians and never missed listening to or watching a game. He was also a Cav’s and Browns fan.
Visitation was held on Monday, February 20, 2017 from 1-3 PM at Mallory-Dehaven-Carlson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 8382 Center St., Garrettsville, Ohio 44231. Services followed at 3 PM with Pastor Rick Hughes officiating. Burial was held in Park Cemetery. Online Condolences at www.carlsonfuneralhomes.com.