---- — Edward “Ted” Etchason, 82, Rogersville, Tenn., passed away Wednesday, September 4, 2013, in Knoxville, Tenn. following a brief illness.
He was born in Indianapolis and spent the majority of his life in Kokomo. He was a veteran of the Korean War having served in the U.S. Navy. Mr. Etchason retired from the Chrysler Corporation.
Ted is survived by his sister, Helen Robertson and husband, Bob, Kokomo; a daughter, Joni Raines, Indiana; along with several nieces and nephews.
Ted was preceded in death by his loving wife, Evelyn Etchason; a son, Curtis Etchason; and parents, Charles and Nettie Smith Etchason.
A military graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Tuesday at Sunset Memory Garden in Kokomo. Family will receive friends at the cemetery two hours prior to the services.
You can send an online condolence to the family by visiting www.cartertrent.com. Carter-Trent Funeral Home, Church Hill is serving the Etchason family.