Carl R. Edington, 76, formerly of Rochester, passed away at 10:57 a.m. Saturday, March 11, 2017, at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka.

He was born on Nov. 27, 1940, in Fulton County, the son of William and Mable (Irvin) Edington. In 2016, he married Sharon Miller. She survives.

Carl retired from Burns Construction after more than 20 years of service as a foreman. He enjoyed playing basketball and socializing with his friends.

Survivors include his wife, Sharon; children Steve and wife Barbara Edington, New Mexico, Eric Edington, Bourbon, Shayne and wife Norma Edington, Argos, Brandon Edington, Argos, Chase and wife Anee Edington, Goshen, Brian Edington, Bremen, Indiana, and Penny and husband Lawrence King, California; step-son Craig Shireman, Argos; numerous grandchildren; brother Ralph Edington, Rochester; and sisters Louise Grube, Rochester, Evelyn Burns, Rochester, and Ruby Armstrong, Lafayette.

Carl was preceded in death by his parents; daughter Socha Edington; daughter-in-law Linda Edington; brothers Lester "Spider" Edington and George Edington; sister Margaret Carpenter; sister-in-law Jean Edington; and brother-in-law Howard Burns.

His funeral service will be at noon Saturday, March 18, 2017, at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home, Rochester, with Pastor Gary Clingler officiating. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of service Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Kewanna I.O.O.F Cemetery.

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