Edwin A. Battin, 83, of Reedsville, OH, passed away Friday, Feb. 1, 2019 at Cabell-Huntington Hospital in Huntington, WV.

He was born Dec. 9, 1935 in Parkersburg, WV, son of the late Alexander and Esther Balderson Battin. He was an Air Force Veteran, a member of the Reedsville Fellowship Church of the Nazarene, a retired self-employed painter and he was a former employee of the Ames Plant in Parkersburg for many years. He loved hunting, fishing and singing.

Edwin is survived by his wife, Bonnie Buchanan Battin; 2 sons, Michael and Timothy; a daughter, Deborah; 3 step-sons, Jimmy, Timmy and Danny; 2 step-daughters, Jennifer and Debbie; 4 grandchildren, 4 sisters, Donna, Barbara, Nancy and Janet; a very special caretaker, June McCloy and his dogs, Chichi and Malzer.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Doug and a daughter, Marcy.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019 at White-Schwarzel Funeral Home in Coolville, OH with Pastor Robbie Keene officiating.

The family will be accepting friends Sunday, from 11 a.m. until time of service.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the funeral home to help with funeral expenses.  You are invited to sign the online guestbook at www.whiteschwarzelfh.com