In Loving

Jay Edwin “Ed” Deane

January 22, 1947 – January 22, 2024

Jay Edwin “Ed” Deane died unexpectedly on Monday, January 22, 2024, after a brief illness.

Ed was an active member of The Church of the Holy Comforter having served as senior warden, member of the finance committee, foundation trustee, and usher. He loved fly fishing, jazz, and bluegrass music and played mandolin in the HOCO itty bitty band.

Ed grew up in West Virginia and graduated from  Marshall and West Virginia Universities. As a policy analyst, he worked in state government for 30 years.

Ed is survived by his wife, Nancy; sister Judy; and nephew Casey. Ed was a kind, caring, honorable man.