Edward 'Eddie' L. Kistler


Edward "Eddie" L. Kistler, 86, passed to his heavenly home Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, at Golden Living Center in Muncie following an extended illness.
Eddie was born Aug. 16, 1933, in Anderson, to Russell and Helen (Granger) Kistler and has lived in Anderson all of his lifetime. Eddie worked for Delco Remy, formerly of Anderson, for 42 years and retired in 1992.
Eddie followed NASCAR and Jeff Gordon. He liked to work in his yard.
He is survived by his sons, Randy (Cheryl) Kistler of Anderson, Kevin (Nancy) Kistler of Lafayette, and Kent (Judy) Kistler of Alexandria; grandchildren, Angie (Jay) Murphy, David (fiancée, Casey) Kistler, Stephanie (Randy) Ward and Charles (Kim) Slattery, all of Anderson, Jason (Krista) Kistler of Pendleton, Cory (Amanda) Kistler of Orestes, Jenna (Jordan) Stanley of Noblesville, and Mindy (Kent) Stader and Robbie Alderson, all of Lafayette; several great-grandchildren; several great-great- grandchildren; former daughter-in-law and caregiver, Brenda Kistler of Anderson; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 59 years, Sharon (Newcomb) Kistler in 2013; great-granddaughter, Presley Kistler; and his brother, Keith Kistler
Services honoring Eddie's life and legacy will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, at Owens Funeral Home, 412 N. Harrison St., Alexandria, with the Rev. Mike Konkle officiating. Interment will follow in Park View Cemetery at Alexandria. Friends may call at the Owens Funeral Home after noon Thursday prior to the services.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Alzheimer's Foundation through the funeral home.
Owens Funeral Home is honored to care for Eddie and service the Kistler family.
Online condolences: www.owensmemorialservices.com.
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