Edwin G. Fiedler, III
Kill Devil Hills - Surrounded by loved ones, Ned Fiedler departed this earthly life on February 14, 2017.
G. Fiedler, III, always called Ned, was born on September 10, 1945 in
Philadelphia, PA. He was the eldest son of the late, Edwin G. Fiedler
Jr. and Betty Mae (Miles) Fiedler.
In addition to his parents,
he was preceded in death by his brothers Eric and Bill Fiedler and his
youngest son, Andrew (Andy) Fiedler.
Ned is survived by his
love; his wife of 37 years, Beth (Lawlor) Fiedler of the Kill Devil
Hills residence. Also surviving are his children Greg Fiedler (Deb) of
Columbia Pennsylvania, Ellie Guthrie of Freeport, Illinois, Kate
Zdanski (Stefan) of Fredericksburg, Virginia, Doug Fiedler (with whom
he shared a birthday) of Kill Devil Hills and Maggie Graham (Carter) of
Manteo, North Carolina. He was the adored and adoring grandfather of
Eleanore (called Nonny), Katrina (called Kiki), Lutia, Conor, Olivia,
Penny, Liam, Cora, Charlotte and Alexander, and always hoped for more
grandchildren. He will be affectionately remembered by Scott
Guthrie, Sean Stayton, Sharon Ruckle Bryant plus countless friends and
acquaintances. Finally, he will be sorely missed by his black lab, Bear.
grew up in Lancaster Pennsylvania, along with his brothers Eric and
Bill. With his former wife Linda Weidman, he had a son, Greg.
Eventually, he moved out west to work and to attend the University of
Wyoming in Laramie. There he met his future wife, Beth.
passionate about hiking, camping, hunting, fishing, back-packing,
shooting sports and all manner of outdoor activities. Strongly
influenced by his Grandpa Miles, fishing was something he enjoyed all
of his life. Having visited the Outer Banks on a family vacation in the
1950s, he was thrilled to move here in 1998 and explore the fantastic
Known in the family for his original and
awful puns, he was also an excellent cook, a student of history and
science, a voracious reader, a contract bridge player, an artist, a
self-taught mechanic, a fount of knowledge on many subjects. The
personal motto he truly lived by was, “Anything Worth Doing Is Worth
Above all, his greatest passion and
treasure was his family. Our dear ‘Old Grouch’ was our rock and
his passing has left a huge hole in our lives. We’ll always miss his
loud, opinionated, un-politically correct self.
The family will hold a private memorial at a date yet to be determined.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Ned’s memory may be made to: Currituck Animal Shelter or OBX SPCA.
to the family may be expressed via the online register
www.gallopfuneralservices.com. Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was
entrusted with arrangements.
Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. 6917 S. Croatan
Hwy. Nags Head, NC 27959