HARTFORD — Edwin Walker Maden, 95, of Hartford, passed away Friday, Aug. 19, 2022. He was born in Hartford on Aug. 13, 1927, to the late Earl Franklin and Goldie Burdett Maden. He was a member of Concord Baptist Church. He took his work very seriously as a farmer. When he wasn’t harvesting crops, he could be found hunting or fishing.
Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Margaret Cordelia “Peggy” Mills Maden; sister, Vera Misback; and one great-grandchild, Madi Rayne Minard.
Walker is survived by his brother, Earl Franklin (Sally) Maden; children, Eddye Joe (Tabitha) Maden, of Kentucky, Patricia (Ed) Maden Minard, of Burlington, Iowa, and Cheryl (Ronald) Maden McGuffin, of Urbana, Ill.; grandchildren, Lauryn Chantal Maden (fiancée Andrew Reed), Joseph Colton Maden, Jennifer (Ben) Minard Wilson, E. Christopher (Shayla) Minard, Trisha (Luke) Minard Russell, Andrew (Jenny) Minard, John Minard, Elizabeth (A.J.) Minard Allard, Joshua Minard and Reubin (Amy) McGuffin; great-grandchildren, Cody and Autumn Wilson, Peyton and William Minard, Ava, Ella, Mya, Owen, Henry, Hudson Russell, Lincoln, Griffin, Truly, Ozzie Minard, Lana Minard, Jaymeson and Riley Allard and Ali and Tyler McGuffin; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Aug. 22 at The Hartford Memorial Funeral Chapel. Burial was in Oakwood Cemetery. Hartford Memorial Funeral Chapel is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Maden.
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