Alva Bordwine Jr.

Alva Edwin “Ed” Bordwine Jr., 69, of Bryant died at 9:35 p.m. March 14, 2007, at his home.

He was born July 6, 1937, in Canton, a son of Alva and Virginia O’Bryant Bordwine Sr. He married Margaret Hurley on June 7, 1959, in Bryant. She survives.

Also surviving are two daughters, Leslie (and Greg) Webb of rural Astoria and Lisa (and Monte) Harris of Canton; two sisters, Linda (and Gary) Spyres of Decatur and Felicia (and Jeff) Schafer of Hanna City; and four grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Ronald.

He worked at International Harvester in Canton for 28 years. He owned and operated the Days Gone By antique shop in Lewistown for 10 years.

He served two terms as mayor of Bryant. He was a member of Bryant Methodist Church and United Auto Workers.

Services were held Saturday at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home in Canton. Cremation was accorded.

Memorials may be made to Buckheart Fire and Rescue Squad or Graham Hospital Hospice.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 3/21/2007