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Edwin B. Hord, Jr.


Edwin B. Hord, Jr., 75, passed away in Ennis, Texas on Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Edwin was born in Dallas, Texas on September 22, 1942 to Edwin B. and Dorothy (Wallace) Hord, Sr. He grew up in Highland Park and graduated from Mount Pleasant High School in 1961. He went on to the University of North Texas to receive both his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Business. He served his country proudly in the United States Marines as part of the Force Recon Snipers in Vietnam where he received 3 Purple Hearts and The Bronze Star Medal with Valor during his two tours. On September 27, 2014 he married Patsy Parker Jones and they made their home in Ennis. He founded D.E.W. Medical Marketing and Texas Medical Marketing where he worked as a medical supplies salesman and previously with A.C. Nielson as a marketing analyst. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Ennis and was a member of the Mesquite V.F.W. He is survived by his wife, Patsy Jones Hord; sons: Edwin B. Hord, III and wife Robin Reneé, Jonathan Lee Hord and wife, Catherine Lee, Jared McCain Jones and Patrick William Jones and wife, Delana Brooke; daughter, J’Layna Betik and husband Henry and thirteen grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, son, Jeffery Shane Hord, sister, June Smith and stepson, Randall Parker Jones. Service to Honor Edwin will be held on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 6 p.m. in the First Presbyterian Church of Ennis with Rev. Craig Krueger officiating. A Reception will follow the service in Clark Hall. If you choose to donate to a charity in Edwin’s name please consider the American Cancer Society, the First Presbyterian Church or the charity of your choice.

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