Edgar Eugene Nungester, Jr., 72, of New Holland, Ohio died Monday, October 11, 2021, at 6:35 p.m. at Signature HealthCARE of Fayette County where he had been a patient since July 29.

Ed was born September 15, 1949, in Circleville, Ohio to Edgar Eugene and Kathryn Conrad Nungester.  He was a 1968 graduate of Circleville High School and moved to New Holland in 1966.

He was a nursing aide and security guard at the Chillicothe Veterans Administration Medical Center for 25 years until his retirement in 1999.

Ed was preceded in death by his parents.

He was a United State Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam War and a member of Paul H. Hughey Post #25 of the American Legion in Washington Court House.

Ed is survived by his wife, Alta Mae Osborn whom he married December 29, 1979; a son and daughter-in-law, Ty Edison and Anna Nungester and a grandson, Zachary Nungester, of Westerville; a brother and sister-in-law, Carl and Mert Nungester of Ashville; a sister, Candy Miller of Orient and an aunt, Millie Flores of Ashville.

In keeping with his wishes, cremation will be observed and there will be no visitation or service.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in New Holland.


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  • Shirley B. says:

    Candy, Millie and Carl, I am so very sorry for your loss. May the love of Jesus comfort you and bring you peace at this time. May the love of your friends sustain you and may the Father hold you close to His heart as you grieve. You are all in my prayers. God Bless

  • Charles Robertson says:

    Ed was a wonderful person to work with. I always enjoyed going to lunch with him at Frishes.