EDWARD FULFORD BRODIE, went to be with the
Lord on Saturday, July 16, 2005. He was born in Kansas City, Missouri on
June 25, 1927 and was preceded in death by his wife Gaye Brodie, his son
Douglas Brodie, and his parents Francis and Thyzra Brodie.
Memorial Services will be held at St.
Andrews Presbyterian Church, 5308 Buffalo Speedway at Bissonnet, Houston,
Saturday, July 23 at 10:00 a.m. Rev. Jeffery H. Smith Pastor, and
Rev. Dr. Douglas Harper, Jr. Pastor Emeritus will officiate. Traditional
Scottish attire is encouraged.
Ed's memory will live on in the hearts of his many friends; his sister
Sheila Brodie; his first wife Peggy Brodie Taylor; his daughters Diane and
Trish; his son Bruce and his wife Kathy; as well as his grandchildren
Daniel, Jean, Jeffrey, David and Elizabeth, and her husband Christopher
Joyner. Ever caring for others, Ed donated his earthly body to the
University of Texas Health Science Center, in lieu of internment.
Instead of flowers, the family requests donations to Pastor's
Discretionary Fund at St. Andrews or to the American Red Cross, Houston,
Tx. Ed, a Retired Army LTC, was involved with several hereditary societies
including: Sons of the American Revolution, Sons of Union Veterans of the
Civil War, and Sons of Confederate Veterans. He was a CPA, retired from
Cooper's & Lybrand, the Convenor and Chieftain of the Clan Brodie
Association in America; was a past Chieftain of the Heather & Thistle
Society, and with his wife Gaye, supported the Houston Highland Games
Association. They belonged to Volkswalk of America, walking in all 50
states and the Canadian provinces; and were Red Cross volunteers. Ed was
an Elder and Intercessor at St Andrew's Presbyterian Church, active in the
New Covenant Presbytery, and also Bible Study teacher at Terrace
Retirement Community where he resided. Ed's charity work included Reading
for the Blind on Public Radio and playing Santa for the Children's
Hospital. Ed was smart, funny, generous and loved by all who knew him.
Published in the Houston Chronicle on 7/20/2005