Edwin B. Trichel, Jr.

Edwin Berchman Trichel, Jr., 78, of Harrisonburg, passed from this life on Wednesday, November 6, 2013, at the LaSalle General Hospital of Jena. He was born May 28, 1935 in Harrisonburg to the union of Edwin Berchman Trichel, Sr. and Mae Andrews Trichel. Mr. Trichel attended Jena Church of Christ and was a mechanic by trade. He proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. Services were held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 9, at Harrisonburg First Baptist Church with Bro. John Barker and Robert Bradley officiating. Interment followed in the Harrisonburg Cemetery under direction of Young’s Funeral Home of Jonesville. He was preceded in death by his parents and wife, Bobbie Joy Trichel. Survivors include two daughters, Kelly Hudspeth and husband Dave Allen of Jena, and Jamie Tubre and husband Mike of Harrisonburg; sister, Cathleen Trichel Dale of Sicily Island; niece, Cathy Sue Dale of Harrisonburg; three granddaughters, Emily Hudspeth Greenwald, Jordon Allen Hudspeth and Bethany Joy Hudspeth; two grandsons, Oran Berchman Tubre and Sidney Owen Tubre; and a great-grandson, Silas Lee Greenwald. Pallbearers were Tommy Cater, Jeffery Cater, Mike Cater, Paul Cater, Oran Tubre, Sidney Tubre, Brent Lanius, Brian Lanius and Vic Wilson. Honorary pallbearers were Ronald “Rip” Cannaday, Billy Floyd, Wince Morris, Nelson Poole, Jr., Joe McGee, James McGee, James Johnson, and Ken Terry.
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