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Edward “Ed” Michael Bodak, age 84, of Lake City

Edward “Ed” Michael Bodak, age 84, of Lake City, passed away on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at the Turkey Creek Medical Center in Knoxville. Ed was born on September 25, 1931 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, to the late Michael and Mary Gaydos Bodak. Ed was an Air Force veteran who served in the Korean War. He enjoyed watching sports, especially baseball, playing cards, cooking, reading, and spending time with his family and friends. In addition to his parents, Ed is preceded in death by: wife: Mildred Carden Bodak, brother: John Bodak, and sister: Helen Trapani.

Survivors Include:

Son                                        Jim and wife Robin Bodak                      Knoxville

Brother                                  Robert Bodak and wife Mary Lou          Nevada

Sister                                     Jean Beezel                                                 Connecticut

Grandchildren                     Carrie Wrinn and husband Blake          Knoxville

Jason Bodak and wife Katye                  Knoxville

Great Grandchildren          Kennedy Wrinn

Special Nephew                 Rick Elliott                                                    Lake City

Many other close friends, nieces, nephews, and dear relatives and friends.  

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Leach Cemetery Maintenance Fund:

Leach Cemetery Maintenance Fund

330 Old Clear Branch Lane

Lake City, TN 37769

Visitation: 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Friday, April 15, 2016 at Hatmaker Funeral Home in Lake City, Tennessee.

Funeral Service: 5:00 p.m., Friday, April 15, 2016 in the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Randy Norton officiating.

Interment: To follow funeral service on Friday, April 15, 2016 at the Leach Cemetery in Lake City with Military Honors presented by the Campbell County Honor Guard.

You can also view Ed’s guestbook at www.hatmakerfuneralhome.com

Hatmaker Funeral Home, Lake City, TN in charge of arrangements.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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