Edward K. Nutt, 91, of Bettendorf, Iowa died on Monday at the Iowa Masonic Health Facility.
Visitation will be from 9:30 A.M. to 10:30 A.M. Friday, July 17, 2020 at McGinnis-Chambers Funeral Home in Bettendorf followed by graveside services at Oakdale Memorial Gardens in Davenport at 11:00 A.M. Due to the Covid-19 virus, the family requests social distancing and that face masks be worn. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.
He was born in Quincy, Illinois on October 15, 1928, son of William Matthew and Blanche Bolt and was a graduate of Quincy College and San Diego City College. He was also a World War II veteran of the U.S. Navy. In 1955, he married Patricia Welch in Quincy.
Edward was a Tool Engineer for the J. I. Case Company of Bettendorf, retiring in 1988 after 25 years of service.
He participated in the Bix-7 for 25 years, ran in multiple marathons and enjoyed sports of all kinds. His beloved grandchildren and great-grandchildren were the true joy in his life.
Survivors include his wife, Patricia; his daughters, Paula Clarke of Davenport and Marcy (Jay) Gast of St. Paul, Minnesota; his sons, Edward Matthew (James Caywood) Nutt of Indianapolis, Indiana and William Mark (Kathy) Nutt of Richland, Washington; his grandchildren, Nathan Clarke, Elizabeth Clarke, Alexandra (Matthew) Tarabochia-Gast, Johnathan Gast, Christopher Gast, William Nutt and Joseph Nutt; his great-grandchildren, Eric Clarke and Anthony Tarabochia-Gast; and his sister, Marilyn (David) Klinger of San Antonio, Texas.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, William Eugene, Maxon “Max” and Donald “Donnie”.
The family expresses sincere thanks to the Iowa Masonic Health Facility and the Genesis Hospice for their professional and loving care.