Edward D. Hazel, 65, of Indianapolis, passed away unexpectedly at his home in Loogootee, Indiana. Born in Indianapolis on March 21, 1953, Eddie was the son of late Edward B. and Martha Ann (Caudill) Hazel. On April 30, 1972 he was united in marriage to his loving wife, Sharon A. (Dausch) Hazel and she survives. Eddie and Sharon celebrated their love by renewing their wedding vows on their 45th wedding anniversary, April 30, 2017.
Eddie was self employed as a contractor. As a true outdoorsman, Eddie was an avid hunter and bass fisherman. He was member of B.A.S.S., the Bass Fishing League, the Indiana Bass Federation where he happily served as the youth director; Eddie was always willing to donate his time to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.
Survivors include his loving wife of 46 years, Sharon Hazel; his two daughters, Julia Ann (Ernest) Walker of Greenwood, and Teresa Ann Hazel of Plainfield; and two grandchildren, Kyle (Nora) Mahorney, and Trey Bean.
Eddie is also preceded in death by his grandparents, Dexter and Blanch “Granny” Caudill; and his brother, Dwight D. “Fat Man” Hazel.
Family and friends will gather to celebrate the life of Eddie Hazel from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 in the Daniel F. O’Riley Funeral Home, 6107 S. East Street (U.S. Hwy. 31 S.), Indianapolis. The funeral service will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in Greenwood. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in his memory to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. Visit www.OrileyFuneralHome.com where you may express online condolences to Eddie’s family.