Edgar D. Betts
South Branch, Michigan
July 14, 1932 - August 25, 2019
First Congregational Church
Saturday, September 14, 2019 from 3 - 6 pm at the First Congregational Church, 5449 Clarkston Road, Clarkston, MI 48348
Edgar D. Betts, age 87, of South Branch, formerly of Holly, MI, passed away on Sunday, August 25, 2019 at his home with his family at his side. He was born on July 14, 1932 in Pontiac, MI to Victor and Lillian (Marsh) Betts. He was retired from General Motors as a repairman in 1980. He married Betty Jo Terry on March 12, 1955 in Pontiac. Edgar attended the Curtisville Baptist Church, enjoyed fishing, hunting and traveling.
Edgar is survived by his wife, Betty of South Branch; daughter Rose Marie Valentine of Ortonville; son, Edgar Betts, Jr. of Ortonville; 5 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren; brother, Jack Betts of North Branch; sisters, Shirley (Don) Watson of Oxford, Helen McClellan of Wixom, Ruth (Gus) Firu of Auburn Hills; many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Donald Betts; brothers, Ivan, Bill, Leon, Raymond, and Ronald; sister, Joanne Betts.
Cremation has taken place and a celebration of Edgar's life will be held at the First Congregational Church, 5449 Clarkston Road, Clarkston, MI 48348 on Saturday, September 14, 2019 from 3 - 6 pm with Pastor Tim Chappell officiating. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com.