September 16, 1959 - April 1, 2020
Edwards - Edward "Ed" Dale Pryor, 60, of Edwards, passed away Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at his home surrounded by his wife and son, after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was born September 16, 1959 in Peoria, IL to Robert and Juanita (Phillips) Pryor. He married Sheryl "Sheri" Messer, in Peoria Heights, IL on June 14, 1986. Surviving is his wife, one son, Anthony of Edwards, one brother, Robert Pryor of Washington, two sisters, Jean Pryor and Debbie Hatton both of Peoria, several nieces and nephews and his beloved cat Dega. He was preceded in death by his parents, two infant daughters, one brother, Joe Pryor and one infant brother. Ed served in the U.S. Marine Corps and worked last as a Production Manager for Kress Manufacturing in Brimfield. He loved watching the Chicago Cubs and the Chicago Bears and his passion for football extended to coaching and being on the Board of Directors of Dunalp JFL for many years. Ed was a Cub Master for Dunlap pack #316 and helped as a train mechanic at Wildlife Prairie Park. He also loved go-kart races and working on his son, Anthony's Kart for the weekend races, where he met many wonderful friends. Ed was very creative and enjoyed making things out of recycled objects. Ed's family wished to extend their sincere thanks to Vitas Healthcare and Ashley Rashid for their wonderful help, care and loving kindness. Cremation rites have been accorded. A celebration of life will be from 1-3 pm on Sunday, September 19, 2021 at Wildlife Prairie Park - Train Depot in Hanna City, IL . Schimdt-Haller Burial and Cremation services is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made to Dunlap JFL or Wildlife Prairie Park. Online condolences can be shared with the family at www.schmidthaller.com.
Edwards - Edward "Ed" Dale Pryor, 60, of Edwards, passed away Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at his home surrounded by his wife and son, after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was born September 16, 1959 in Peoria, IL to Robert and Juanita (Phillips)... View Obituary & Service Information
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