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Ed Mitkus

Ed Mitkus, age 63 of Erwin, Tennessee passed away on Sunday, May 17, 2020 at Unicoi County Hospital. A native of Philadelphia Pennsylvania, Ed is a son of the late Albert Charles Mitkus & Eugenie Marguerite Williams Mitkus. He enjoyed all sports, especially football. Ed loved music and had a very large music collection.

Ed is survived by his loving wife, Ruby Mitkus; Daughters: Cadie Mitkus and Rebekah Allison (Tim); Sons: Jeremy Wells (Tammy), Joshua Wells, Jonah Wells (Amanda); Grandchildren: Emily Wells, Tyler Allison, Triniti Allison; Sister: Marguerite Mitkus and a niece, Darby Mitkus. Ed also leaves behind a host of relatives and friends left behind to cherish his memory.

A memorial service to commemorate the life of Ed will be held at a later date.

The family wishes to extend special thanks to friends and family for their loving care during this difficult time.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in Ed’s name by purchasing Gideon Bibles by visiting

Monetary contributions, cards and condolences may be sent to Mountain Empire Cremation and Burial Services (125 East Jackson Boulevard, suite 3, Jonesborough, TN 37659.)

To the family of Mr. Mitkus, the staff of Mountain Empire Cremation and Burial Services offers our heartfelt sympathy during your time of bereavement.