Dr. Edward Joseph Reilly, age 86, formerly of El Dorado Springs, Missouri, passed away October 27, 2015. Ed was born July 17, 1929, in Chicago, Illinois.
Ed was a graduate of St Melís High School and the University of Illinois Dental School (Chicago). He also served in the United States Navy.
For 45 years Ed practiced dentistry, with private practices in Lake Zurich, IL and El Dorado Springs, MO. He also did contract dentistry at Great Lakes NTC, and retired in September, 2002.
Ed was the devoted husband of Shirley; brother-in-law to Betty (Larry) Floyd, Anna (Robert) Allen, and Harold (Kay) Thompson; loving father to Susan, Amanda (Joseph) McCue, Christine (Mark) Cogburn, Diane (Edmundo) Cruz, Edward (Amy), Ellen, Deanna (Jim) Hickey, Sheri Koger, and William (Kim) Ramage; and proud grandfather to seventeen grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his son, Mark.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 28, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. at Clintonville Cemetery on 32 Highway just South of El Dorado Springs. Rev. Brent Bland will officiate. Arrangements are under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home.