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FLYNN, Edward Ed
FLYNN, Edward 'Ed' Edward 'Ed' Flynn, 56 of Burnsville, Minnesota passed away on May 15, 2016. Ed was born April 14,1960 to Eugene and Elizabeth Flynn at Mercy Hospital in Wilkes-Barre Pennsylvania. He was raised in Plymouth, Pennsylvania where he was 1 of 6 children. He attended nearby Wyoming Valley West High School and was very active on the football and track teams. In 1980 he enlisted in the United States Air Force. He served various overseas assignments, was a Gulf War Vet and spent 14 years at Minot AFB, North Dakota working with the A.M.M.O unit supporting the B-52 Bombers. He finished his decorated service to his country at Eielson AFB in Fairbanks, Alaska in 2004. Ed raised 5 children and was married to Tammy McBeain on April 18, 2009. They made their home in Burnsville, MN and later that year he continued his service to his country as an Air Force civilian and was relocated to Edwards AFB, Calif. He was an avid deer hunter and loved the outdoors. Always testing the limit with his snowmobiles and he quickly earned the nickname 'Fast Eddie'. Ed was also a Nascar enthusiast and even competed online with his custom built computer racing simulator. He was also a huge sports fanatic; loved his Philadelphia Eagles and the Pittsburgh Pirates. He adored his beautiful wife and was a dedicated father, son, brother, uncle and grandfather. His life will always be forever remembered by his commitment to family, his country and God. Mourned deeply by his loving wife Tammy. His children Shannon (Christopher) Lucas, Cassandra McBeain-Marreel, Eugene Flynn II, Brianna McBeain-Flynn, and Jillian McBeain-Flynn; grandchildren Ethan and Caroline Lucas; his siblings Ellen Jane (Al) Pellegrini, Barbara Clocker, Michael (Mary) Flynn, Louise Hupp and Catherine Flynn (Kenneth Clark) numerous nieces and nephews and his extended A.M.M.O brothers and sisters. I.Y.A.A.Y.A.S!!! Preceded in death by his parents Eugene and Elizabeth Flynn. Arrangements have been made for visitation/ memorial service to commence on: Wednesday, May 25, 2016 from 5 pm- 8 pm and one hour prior to service on Thursday. Thursday May 26, 2016 at 11:00 am, White Funeral Home Apple Valley Chapel, 14560 Pennock Ave, Apple Valley, Minn. 55124 952-432-2001. In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been set up: Edward Flynn Memorial Fund Account Number: 8322498208 Wells Fargo Bank, 17365 Kenyon Ave, Lakeville, Minn. 55044 White Funeral Home Apple Valley, 952-432-2001.

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