Life Story for
Edward "Smokey Joe" Abrams
Mr. Edward Joseph "Smokey Joe" Abrams, age 53, of Hanover, Indiana, entered this life on April 26, 1964 in Cincinnati, Ohio to Edward Joseph Abrams and Roberta (Cox) Moore. He was raised in Cincinnati, Ohio where he attended high school. Smokey Joe was united in marriage on May 24, 1997 in Vevay, Indiana to Shannan Minch and they shared nearly 21 years of marriage together until his death. Smokey Joe was employed as a welder for Marlin Barge in Madison, Indiana for 10 years. He was also employed for Levi in Florence, Kentucky, for three years. Smokey Joe will be remembered for his love of fishing. Smokey Joe passed away at 3:21 a.m., Friday, April 6, 2018, at his residence in Hanover, Indiana.
Smokey Joe will be deeply missed by his loving wife of nearly 21 years, Shannan (Minch) Abrams of Hanover, IN; his son, Jon Lunsford of Cincinnati, OH; his step-son, Cordel Minch of Hanover, IN; his grandchildren, Elijah Alexander, Carter Paul, Addilyne Christine, Serenity Grace, Nicholas Ryder and Hayden Ella; his step father, Thomas Moore of Cincinnati, OH; his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Lynda and Robert "Hardly" McKenzie of Vevay, IN; his brothers, Jesse Abrams and his wife, Tammy of Hamersville, OH, Robert Lunsford and his wife, Brenda of Wilder, KY and Thomas Moore and his wife, Lisa of Hebron, KY and his nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward Joseph Abrams and Roberta (Cox) Moore.
Memorial Services will be conducted Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at 1:00 p.m., by Ryan Leach at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043.
Memorial Gathering will be held from 12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Mr. Edward Joseph "Smokey Joe" Abrams Memorial Fund % Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home. Cards are available at the funeral home.