Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday at the Alexander Funeral Home, Millersburg, Ohio with Pastor Todd Hartley officiating.
Burial will be at Sunnyside Cemetery, Glenmont, Ohio with Military Rites being conducted by the Killbuck VFW.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the National Parkinson Foundation, Gift Processing Center, P.O. Box 5018, Hagerstown, MD 21741.
He was born May 16, 1944 in Galion, Ohio and was the son of Donald and Ilena (Gregory) Squires. On May 26, 1989 he married Beverly Gallion and she preceded him in death on May 13, 2008.
Edward was a 1962 graduate of Chesterville High School. He was a veteran of the US Army. He worked for Briar Hill Stone of Glenmont, Ohio. Edward was a member of the Killbuck VFW and the Loudonville Legion. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and being outdoors.
Surviving are his mother, Ilena Squires of Chesterville, Ohio; one son, Bill (Nicole) Dials of Millersburg, Ohio, 2 daughters; Becky Baumberger and Kimberly (Keith) Allen both of Mansfield, Ohio, 11 grandchildren, a brother, Harry Squires of Chesterville, Ohio, 3 step-brothers; Charles (Bonnie) Sturgeon of Marengo, Ohio, James (Elda) Sturgeon of Mansfield, Ohio and Alan (Linda) Squires of Grove City, PA, one uncle, Max Gregory of Desert Hot Springs, CA, and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife and his father, Donald.