MOAB/PRICE - Edward Daniel Schocknmyer, age 66, passed away Feb. 26, 2013 in Price.
He was born Dec. 2, 1946 in Dickinson, N.D., to Emil Albert and Mary Caroline Cromwell Schocknmyer.
Eddie shared a great love for fishing and hunting. He enjoyed the beauty of the mountains and the tranquility of the desert in Southeastern Utah. His working years were spent mining Uranium in Moab and coal in Carbon County. Eddie was quite the story teller who could charm the best. He loved a good laugh, especially when he was sharing his mischievous stories of his younger days. Eddie touched the hearts of many and will be greatly missed by all.
Survived by his daughter, Mary Golf; son, Eddie Schocknmyer; brother, Emil (Virginia) Schocknmyer; sister, Kathy (David) Beattie, both of Moab; sister-in-law, Marilyn Schocknmyer, Price; numerous nieces and nephews; the Burnham family; and the wonderful staff and residents at Pinnacle Nursing and Symbii Home Health of Price.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Jeanie Duncan; brothers, Richard Ray and Robert Roy Schocknmyer.
A funeral service for Eddie will be Thursday evening, Feb. 28, 2013, 7 p.m., at Mitchell Funeral Home (233 East Main Street) in Price. A graveside service will follow Friday, March 1, 2013, Noon at the Spanish Valley Cemetery (2651 Spanish Valley Drive) in Moab. Arrangements entrusted to Mitchell Funeral Home of Price where friends are always welcome daily and may share memories of Eddie at www.mitchellfuneralhome.net.