Died—Feb. 17, 2016 Edward McReece Modglin, Jr., passed away on Wednesday, February 17, 2016, peacefully and surrounded by loved ones after a long battle with cancer. He was a machine repairman and retired from Ford Motor Company in Indianapolis after many years of service. He was a member of the American Legion, and of Hillcrest Baptist Church later in life. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and tinkering with antique tractors. He was preceded in death by his parents—Edward McReece Modglin, Sr. and Ida (Lichliter) Modglin. He is survived by his wife of 47 years—Ethel (Foster) Modglin; five children—Edward Modglin III, Kamell (Marty) Betchell, Raymond D. (Angela) Modglin, Chloie Modglin and Matthew Modglin; 11 grandchildren; and a large extended family. Funeral services were held Sunday, February 21 at 2 p.m. Burial was in the Foster-Clark Cemetery in Monticello. Condolences can be sent to Hickey and Son Funeral Home at 340 N. Main St., Monticello, Kentucky 42633. Hickey and Son Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Published on  February 23, 2016