Edward A. Guest, 89 of Scottdale, passed away, Monday, September 20, 2021. He was born April 24, 1932 in Scottdale a son of the late Sidney and Ina (Hixson) Guest.
Early in his career, Ed had been employed by Bell Telephone Company. He was later employed by Gamewell and also ran his own business under the name Signatronics. He was a graduate of Scottdale High School Class of 1950 and faithful member of Christ United Methodist Church, Scottdale. He was a member of Scottdale Volunteer Fire Department Company 3 and was currently the oldest member and held the longest tenure within the department. He also served as former chief. Ed was a talented musician and organist having performed at many parties, weddings and other occasions. Following retirement, Ed remained active by working at Brilhart Hardware, woodworking and for a number of years operated the sound system for the Scottdale Fall Festival.
He is survived by his loving family, which includes his devoted wife, Roberta “Bobbi” (Stemmler) Guest; his caring children, Edgar A. Guest and his wife, Debby; Douglas S. Guest and his wife, Donna; and Brenda E. Johnson and her husband, Paul; two step-children, Kirk T. Snee (Carol) and Lori A. Jarosz (James); seven grandchildren, Lee Ann, Ben, Tara, Lindsey, Dana, Mark and Tasha and two step-grandchildren, Kassie and Todd; 10 great-grandchildren and three step-great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Ed was preceded in death by his first wife, Eleanor (Steele) Guest and his siblings, Sidney, Donald and David Guest, Evelyn Farmer and Thelma Slaughter.
Family and friends are welcome on Thursday from 2-4 & 6-8 at GRAFT-JACQUILLARD FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES, INC. 303 Pittsburgh St. Scottdale. Additional visitation will be held on Friday from 10:30 am until 11 am at which time his funeral service will take place at Christ United Methodist Church, 201 Market St. Scottdale with Pastor Kathy Barnhart and Pastor Tom Shirer officiating. Interment will follow in Green Ridge Memorial Park, Connellsville. The Scottdale VFD will conduct a memorial service on Thursday at 7:30 pm in the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Christ United Methodist Church or the Scottdale Volunteer Fire Department PO Box 73, Scottdale. Online condolences are welcome at www.gjfuneral.com