James Phillip Edelen, age 58, of Campbellsville, died Tuesday, November 22, 2016, in Elizabethtown, KY.
Phillip was born the son of the late James C. and Ethel E. Osborne Edelen, on March 16, 1958 in Campbellsville, KY. Besides his parents, Phillip was also preceded in death by a sister, Julita Buckman. He had worked at Batesville Casket Company as well as doing auto body work. He enjoyed having fun with his friends and family and was known as the “Ice Cream Man” to his nieces and nephews.
Phillip is survived by two sons and one daughter, James Curtis Edelen, Brandon Phillip Edelen and Amber Nicole Rose and her husband Daniel all of Campbellsville, KY. Also surviving are 2 brothers and 3 sisters, Joe Edelen and his wife Lois, Tim Edelen and his wife Glenda, Mary Regina Shively and her husband Jeff, Evelyn and Tommy Hayden and Kim Hayden and her husband Steve all of Campbellsville, 4 grandchildren, Lexie Edelen, Jade Tungate, Gracie Tungate and Isabella Rose and a special friend and caregiver, Jody Cox.
Funeral services for James Phillip Edelen will be Saturday, November 26, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home with Deacon Dennis May officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Francis DeSales Cemetery with pallbearers being Chris Shively, Bradley Galarza, Jarrod Hayden, Steven Hayden, Skyler Edelen and Jesse Edelen. The family request visitation from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, November 25, 2016 at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home.