Edward H Zapf

May 3, 1956 ~ April 18, 2017 (age 60)

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Mr. Edward H. Zapf, Age 60, of Vanceburg, Kentucky passed away Tuesday April 18, 2017 with his family by his side at Southern Ohio Medical Center Portsmouth, Ohio after an extended illness.

Edward was born in Cincinnati, Ohio May 3rd, 1956 to the late Edward and Joyce Henning Zapf. In his earlier years he worked for the CSX Railroad as a lineman, in which after he worked for the Lewis County road department for 8 years. He also owned and operated the Bluegrass Taxidermy for 20 years. Was a member of the Southern Manor Baptist Church. Edward loved to be outdoors and enjoyed hunting and fishing.


Surviving Edward is his wife whom he married April 11, 2015 Kathy McClurg Zapf of Vanceburg, Ky.

One daughter- Sarah Michelle Zapf of Vanceburg, Ky.

One son- Edward Zapf Jr. of Michigan

Three granddaughters- Megan, Morgan, and Melah Gum.

1-great-grandson and 1-great-granddaughter.

Four step-children- Christopher Miller, Johnathan Edington, Nathan and his wife (Heather) Edington, and Brittany Edington all of Vanceburg.

Four sisters- Joyce Porter West Portsmouth, Ohio, Sandy (Mick) Robbins of Oregon, Sherry Anderson of South Shore, Ky., and Winds (Tim) Niley of Brainbridge, Ohio.

Three brothers- Jack Anderson Portsmouth, Ohio, Butch (Becky) Anderson of West Portsmouth, Ohio, and Charlie Anderson of Kingston, Ohio.

Several nieces and nephews also survive who will mourn his passing.

Preceded in death beside his parents was a daughter Becky Zapf and a son Kenny Zapf.


At Edwards request there will be no services or visitation.

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