Edgar Harry Suckfiel

January 16, 1952April 16, 2021

Edgar H. Suckfiel passed away peacefully, surrounded by his two sons, on Friday, April 16, 2021.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Becky A. Suckfiel. Ed was born in Wölfersheim, Germany on January 16, 1952, the son of Eva Mercer.

He immigrated to the US in 1954 and became a naturalized citizen. He joined the US Army in 1972 and earned the rank of Sergeant Major. He retired after 28 years of service to our country after earning numerous honors and awards. He went on to work as a civil servant, working in logistics for the US Marine Corps. Upon his second retirement, he became an active member of his community and of the local Lions Club, where he served as Club President.

Ed was a devoted and loving father and grandfather.

Ed has one living brother, Carlton Mercer and is survived by his two sons: Eric Suckfiel and wife, Susan; Christopher Suckfiel and wife, Darlene. He also has four grandchildren: Amber, Travis, Alyssa and Brianna.

The arrangements will be held at Mullins & Thompson Funeral Services in Fredericksburg, VA.

The viewing will be held Monday, April 26th from 6:00pm-8:00pm., services will be held Tuesday, April 27th at noon.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Greater Falls Run Lions Club.

Burial arrangements will be at Arlington National Cemetery at a date yet to be determined

Online condolences may be made at


  • Visitation

    Monday, April 26, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Tuesday, April 27, 2021


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Lakye Franklin

April 27, 2021

I was lucky enough to work with Ed in LPD for years and got a chance to see what a great man he was. I will miss him dearly and wanted to extend my heartfelt sympathies to your entire family.