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Edward Muse

Chapel service were held at 1 p.m. Sunday at White & Mahon Funeral Home in Troy and burial followed at Campground Cemetery near Troy.
The family requests that memorials be made to Hernando Pasco Hospice, 2260 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, FL 34613.
Edward leaves his loving wife, Martha, who started their life together on May 5, 1950, two days after graduating from high school, on a small dairy farm in Troy. When he first saw Martha, he was 12 years old and he told his mom, “I’m going to marry her.” He fell for her beauty and gentleness.
He developed his interest in business and worked in sales and management in Tennessee, North Carolina, Florida, Louisiana and Illinois. His was an American story of a young farm boy working hard and rising to become president of an accounting company. He served his country in the National Guard and was a loving, supportive family man.
He would tell stories of revival meetings he attended with his grandparents that were so memorable to him. As he approached the end of his life, he would sing his favorite hymns in every room of the house. He was known to fall asleep listening to them at night.
Edward will be remembered as a man who helped anyone in need and will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
He is survived by his wife, Martha (Tune) Muse; four children and their spouses, Jeanine Moody and Ernest Wilkerson, Darlene and Cliff Riordan, Dennis and Dawn Muse and Melodie and Kerry VonDross; 12 grandchildren and the spouses of three, Greg and Brenda Moody, Amy and Todd Snyder, Jaime and Ken Leslie, Brittany Muse, Justin Muse, Jordan Muse, Michelle VonDross, Derek VonDorss, Dustin VonDross, Jesse VonDross, Hannah VonDross and Hailey VonDross; and 10 great-grandchildren, Bailey Moody, Heather Moody, Colin Leslie, Clifton Leslie, Logan Snyder, Evan Snyder, Alaina Muse, Marcus Muse, Larissa Muse and Josiah VonDross.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Will J. and Edith Muse.
Condolences may be sent to the family at the funeral home website: www.white-ranson.com.

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