Edward D. Sciple
Edward D. Sciple
  • January 7, 1928 - July 31, 2015
  • De Kalb, Mississippi

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Funeral services for Mr. Edward D. Sciple will be held Saturday at 2pm in the chapel of Stephens Funeral Home of DeKalb. Rev. George Sciple will be officiating. Burial will be in Chamberlin Cemetery.
Mr. Sciple 87, of DeKalb passed away Friday at Mississippi Care Center in DeKalb.
Mr. Sciple was a miller by trade and owner of Sciple Water Mill. He will be remembered for the love of his family especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren. He enjoyed music having written several gospel songs. He also enjoyed the outdoors whether hunting or fishing.
Mr. Sciple served his country in the U.S. Navy and was a member of Salem Baptist Church.
Survivors include his children Ruby Bolen (Joe), Elaine Sciple, George Sciple (Benja), Eddie Sciple; grandchildren Michelle Luke Whittle, Angelique L. Strickland, George Sciple II (Jana),
Anna Holmes (Will) and Andrea Sciple. He was also survived by 8 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents George and Ruby Sciple, brother James Sciple, sister Evelyn McMullen, and grandchildren Phil Luke Jr. and Benton Edward Sciple.
Pallbearers will be Wayne Eldridge, James Earl Thomas, Steve Jernigan, Frank Weaver, Dudley Eldridge, Stanley Pearman, Coye Reed and Roy Peden. Honorary pallbearers will be James Ward, Marvin White and Sandra McMullen.
Visitation will be one hour prior to service at the funeral home.