Obituaries: Cindy Edgington

BLOOMFIELD-Cynthia Diane “Cindy” Edgington, 59, of Bloomfield, died after a brief illness at 1:02 p.m. March 2, 2017 at Hospice House in Ottumwa.

She was born April 17, 1957 in Ottumwa to Darrell E. and Dorothy Barton McCarty.  She married Kevin Edgington on June 11, 1977.

A lifelong resident of Wapello County, Cindy was a 1976 graduate of Cardinal High School.

She held many positions over the years, most recently with Cargill, but her passion was creative sandblasting of custom artworks.  She was more comfortable working in a garage as her father encouraged her natural mechanical abilities.

Surviving is her husband, Kevin; a son, Justin Edgington of Bloomfield and a step son, Michael Kopp of Ohio; two sisters, Karen McCarty  (Manly Pratt) of Floris and Sharon McCarty of Glenwood; and a brother, Gary McCarty of Afton.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Monday at Reece Funeral Home with the family present from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday.

Cremation will follow the visitation.

Inurnment will be in Iowaville Cemetery, east of Eldon at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Heartland Humane Society,   P.O. Box 1149 Ottumwa, IA 52501.