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Edward F. Dial, age 78, of Howard, passed away on March 2, 2020.

He was born on July 31, 1941 in Cleveland to the late William and Sarah (Hester) Dial.

Edward is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Jeanette (Georgia) Dial; five children, Edward P. (Jon Flair) Dial, Kristin (James) McCord, Erin (Brad) Gaglione, Stephen P. Dial and Catherine (Ralph) DeVault; a brother, James R. (Rosina) Dial; sisters, Pat Maistros and Michele (Glenn) Franklin; three grandchildren, Whitney, Zach and Kaylinn.

He was preceded in death by three brothers.

Funeral services will be held on Sat., March 7, 2020 starting at 1:00 PM at Lasater Funeral Home, 11337 Upper Gilchrist Rd., Mount Vernon. A reception will follow the service in Lasater Funeral Homes Family Center.

Memorial contributions may be made to the funeral home to help with funeral expenses.

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