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Edgar Ed Titsworth 1925-2015
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Edgar Ed Titsworth 1925-2015

Edgar “Ed” Titsworth, 89, died Dec. 22, 2015, at Great Bend Regional Hospital.  Born Dec. 31, 1925 at Sayer, Okla., he was the son of William L. and Artie (Hilley) Titsworth
He married Naomi Emaline Thomas Aug. 2, 1947 at Carson City, Nev.  She died March 11, 2005. He was a forklift operator for Fiberboard Paper Mill. Mr. Titsworth was a Great Bend, Kansas resident since 2004 coming from Tracy, California. He was a United States Army veteran, serving during World War II. He was a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion, in which he served as Past Commander.
Survivors include one son, Roy Titsworth and his wife Norma of Great Bend; two daughters: Iola Titsworth of Great Bend and Debbie Pereira and her husband Carlos of Manteca, Calif; one daughter-in-law, Lori Titsworth of Great Bend; one sister, Hazel Smith of Sacramento, Calif.; nine grandchildren: Jennifer Broom and her husband John of Jefferson, Ohio, Sherri Titsworth of Penn., Sarah Hinman and her husband Steven of Hoisington, Jennifer Mueller and her husband Lorin of Antioch, Calif., Maria Pereira of Manteca, Calif, Chris Pereira and his wife Desiree of Manteca, Calif, Kellie Bouillon and her husband Pat of Greene, Iowa, William Titsworth of Talihina, Okla., and Landon Titsworth of Great Bend, and nine great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sons, William L. Titsworth and Paul Gene Titsworth; four brothers, A.C. Titsworth, Troy Titsworth, Larence Titsworth, and Alva Titsworth, and one great-granddaughter, Kayla Marie Titsworth.
A memorial service will be held 10 a.m., June 18, 2016, at Bryant Funeral Home. Inurnment will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park with military rites conducted by the American Legion Riders Post 180 and the Fort Riley Honor Guard, Great Bend, Kansas. Memorials are requested to American Legion Riders, in care of Bryant Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at

Funeral arrangements provided by    
Bryant Funeral Home *
1425 Patton Road       
Great Bend, Kansas         67530
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Dec. 29, 2015