Edward Lee Inman, the son of Leland Wayne and Ella Mae (Johannes) Inman, was born June 15, 1956, in the old hospital in Creston, Iowa. Ed entered eternal rest on November 21, 2016, at his home in rural Massena, Iowa, at the age of sixty years, five months, and six days.
Ed graduated from Corning High School with the class of 1974. He lived his entire life in Adams and Cass Counties where he farmed, engaging in both livestock and crop production. Ed married Julie Veatch in 1975. Three children: Chris, Jason, and Carrie were born to bless this union. Ed later married Debora Anderson in 1982. Two children: Jennifer and Cole were born to bless this union.
Ed was a lifetime member of the National Rifle Association and he was very proud of this membership. He lived for his trips to Canada to fish with family and friends. Ed took his kids to Yellowstone National Park for several family vacations, as well as a trip to the Black Hills of South Dakota. Ed’s children have many fond memories of these trips. His family and farming were the things most important to him. He will be missed by many, especially his kids and grandchildren.
Left to cherish Ed’s memory are his children: Chris Inman, Corning, Iowa; Jason Inman (significant other – Christine Selvy), Ottumwa, Iowa; Carrie (Mike) Wood, Corning, Iowa; Jennifer (Dustin) Burr, Audubon, Iowa; Cole (Lisa) Inman, Corning, Iowa; Thirteen grandchildren: Rebecca, Lauren, Lane, and Austin Inman; Madison, Henry, Dash, and Finn Burr; Ryan, Bryson and Brayden Wood; Madison and Gage Selvy; mother: Ella Mae Inman, Corning, Iowa; brother Alvin (Lynn) Inman, Prescott, Iowa; sisters: Susan (LeRoy) Edge, Grimes, Iowa; Sandra (Scott) Robinson, Creston, Iowa; and several nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
Preceding Ed in death was his father: Leland Inman; grandparents: Ervin and Velma Inman; Harvey and Lucinda Johannes.