Edward C. Gorey, 56, of Lodi, passed away Saturday, June 29, 2013 at Lodi Community Hospital. He was born April 16, 1957 in Lodi to George and Gertrude (Stahl) Gorey.
Ed graduated from Cloverleaf High School in 1975, and had resided in Lodi all of his life. Prior to his deteriorating health, he had been employed at Philway Products in Lodi and Ashland. He was a member of the Creston Moose Lodge and the Lodi American Legion. He enjoyed bowling and golfing, and was an avid fan of sprint car and NASCAR racing.
Surviving are his mother, Gertrude; sisters, Dawn (David) Baker, Debra (Woody) Harper, Lynn (Ron) Zivcsak; brothers, Darrell Gorey, Doug Gorey, Greg (Christine) Gorey, Tom and Roy Gorey; nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, George.
Funeral service will be held Wednesday, July 3, at 11 A.M. at the Parker & Son Funeral Home, 210 Medina St., Lodi. Pastor Reid Firestone will officiate. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in Lodi. Visitation will be Tuesday, July 2, 2013 from 5 to 8 P.M. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Lodi American Legion.
Online tributes may be left at www.parkerfuneralhomes.com .