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Edwin H. Willard, JrSeptember 21, 1955 ~ November 16, 2017 (age 62)
Edwin H. Willard, Jr., 62 of West Chester, PA died Thursday November 16, 2017 at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Maryland.
He was the husband of Dawn Wlajnitz Willard.
Born September 21, 1955 in West Chester, PA he was the son of the late Edwin H. Willard, Sr. and Virginia Montgomery Willard.
Ed lived in West Chester all his life and was a 1974 Graduate of Henderson High School. He was the owner and operator of the West Chester Lawn and Garden Center for 25 Years. Prior to that, he worked for 15 years at M.S. Yearsley and Sons, Inc.
A lover of nature and the outdoors, Ed enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening. He loved being at the beach and boating. Ed was an officer in the Truckers Unlimited Inc.
Ed will be remembered for his great sense of humor, kindness and generosity towards others. His two dogs and two cats will miss him terribly.
In addition to his wife he is survived by his sister, Marsha W. Erb (Kevin Whiteman), nieces, Jennifer, Victoria, Amanda and Stephanie.
He was preceded in death by brother in law, Dave Erb.
Relatives and Friends are invited to his visitation on Tuesday November 21, 2017 from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm and his Funeral Service on Wednesday November 22, 2017 at 12:00 noon at the DellaVecchia, Reilly, Smith & Boyd Funeral Home, Inc. 410 N. Church St. West Chester, PA 610-696-1181 www.DellaFH.com
Interment will be held in the Philadelphia Memorial Park, Frazer, PA.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association 150 Monument Road, Suite 100 Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004 and or Brandywine Valley SPCA 1212 Phoenixville Pike West Chester, PA 19380.