Rev. Edward Allen Jordan, 73, of Brunswick, Maryland, passed from this life on Sunday, September 11, 2022, at his home in Brunswick, MD.after a courageous battle with Lewy Body Dementia He was the beloved husband of Jo Anne Jordan for 51 years.
Born on August 3, 1949, in Huntington, WV, he was the son of the late Lionel and Dallas Lea (Vannoy) Jordan.
Ed graduated from Ceredo-Kenova High School in 1967, from Marshall University in 1971 and from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in 1974. He served as Associate Pastor at West Lauderdale Baptist Church, Senior Pastor at LaVale Baptist Church, and Senior Pastor at Faith Baptist Church, Knoxville,MD.for 30 years. He then had the honor of being Pastor Emeritus of Faith Baptist. Ed's favorite sport was basketball, which he enjoyed playing at the YMCA in Frederick for many years. He also loved to walk the many trails around Brunswick with Jo Anne, and they enjoyed biking the C and O Canal towpath. His favorite vacation spot was North Myrtle Beach and he and Jo Anne celebrated their 35th anniversary in Hawaii, where Ed especially enjoyed snorkeling and swimming with the sea turtles!
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Mary Anne Edwards and Dr. David Michael Jordan (Ann); his grandchildren, Derek, Daniel and Megan Edwards, Cameron, Elle and Tyler Jordan, and Micah Powell., his sister Joyce Adkins, his brother David K. Jordan, brother-in-law Bill Jones (Jack), nieces Trisha and Terri, nephews, Stephen and Tony (Beth), and many cousins.
The family will receive friends from 5-8 pm on Friday, September 16, 2022, at Stauffer Funeral Homes, P.A. (Brunswick), 1100 North Maple Avenue in Brunswick, MD.
A celebration of Ed's life journey will take place at 11:00 am on Saturday, September 17, 2022, at Faith Baptist Church - Knoxville, 2212 Jefferson Pike in Knoxville, MD.
Interment will be private.