Edwin Eugene Stike, 79, passed away Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013 at his home in Christiansburg. He was a U. S. Army veteran and retired from Burlington Industries. Survivors include his wife, Lucille Cox Stike; sons and daughters-in-law, Eddie and Gina Stike, and Terry and Treena Stike, all of Christiansburg, and Graelen and Deborah Stike of Hiwassee; grandchildren and their spouses, Natasha and Kevin Poston, Amber and Ryan Fithian, Haley Stike, Brittney Stike, John Stike, Ben Stike and Elizabeth Stike, and one great granddaughter, McKenzie Poston.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, Dec. 1 at 2 p.m. at Gethsemane Baptist Church in Radford with Pastor Jerry Gibson and the Rev. Kevin Poston officiating.
Interment will follow in the Cox Family Cemetery in Pulaski County where members of VFW Post #776 will conduct military graveside rites.
The family will receive friends from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. Saturday at the church. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to Gethsemane Baptist Church.
The Stike family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory in Radford, www.mullinsfuneralhome.com.