Ed was a retired Truck Driver, who Lisa says " never let me forget it." But Lisa would not let Ed drive the truck she owned, all he was allowed to do was tell her which way to turn when they were backing out of the driveway. Ed and Lisa celebrated 14 years of marriage in March and it was the best 14 years they ever knew. Stith's Lively Acres, was a labor of love to both Ed and Lisa. On Wednesday afternoon about 1:00 Ed apparently suffered a massive heart attack while he was tending to his animals. He was found lying inside the pasture fence with his two horses grazing over him. I think he would has been pleased to die that way, near the animals he loved, on the farm he adored, doing the things he loved to do.
Lisa gave a beautiful eulogy at Ed's funeral that made us laugh and cry and remember all the great things about Ed Stith that made him such a wonderful guy. They were blessed to have those years together and we are blessed to have known him. We will always carry a part of him in our hearts. We will always miss him.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to Lisa as she starts to heal from the loss of her beloved Ed.