Edward Aaron Cahill, 55, of Petersburg, IN, passed away on Friday, May 24, at the Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, IN after a short illness.
He was born Monday, July 22, 1963 to George Louis and Mary Alicia Cahill, at St. Mary and Elizabeth Hospital in Louisville.
Ed is survived by daughter, Sarah Abigail Hope Cahill, and her brother, Eric Lawson, both of Lexington; mother, Mary Alicia Cahill of Brooks, KY; four siblings, Tom Cahill and wife, Sara, also of Brooks, KY; Steve and wife, Cheryl of Fairdale, KY; Darlene Bolin and husband, Danny T. of Bardstown, and Brian and wife, Sara of Louisville; former wife, Michelle Russell Barger of Somerset, nephews and nieces, Austin, Chandler, Luke, Matthew, Stephen, Alex, Jasmine, Brently, Susan, Ashley, Brianna, Wyatt and Braden, and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
As a journalist, Ed had a passion for the newspaper business and sports. At the time of his death, he was the Sports Editor for The Press-Dispatch in Petersburg, IN. Previously he held positions at many different newspapers including the managing editor of The London News Journal in London, KY and a staff writer for The Corbin News Journal in Corbin, and The Somerset News Journal in Somerset. He was a Sports Editor for The Whitley Republican in Williamsburg, and Corbin! This Week in Corbin.
The funeral service was held Thursday, May 30th with Willie Sawyers and John Cook officiating. Burial was in the Lucinda Cemetery in Russell Springs.
Bernard Funeral Home in Russell Springs was entrusted with the arrangements.