Edward Andrew Balz Jr.

June 30, 1929October 21, 2018

Edward A. Balz Jr., 89, of Powhatan, passed away on Sunday, October 21, 2018. He was preceded in death by his spouse of 64 years, Mabel Childress Balz. He is survived by his two sons, Edward A. Balz III and William H. Balz; sister, Edwina Sheldahl; and brother-in-law, Lester K. Childress (Carol). A memorial service will be held at Redeemer Lutheran Church on Tuesday, October 30 at 11 AM. Interment will be private.


  • Funeral Service Tuesday, October 30, 2018
  • Memorial Service Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Edward Andrew Balz Jr.

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Richie Richards

November 1, 2018

I am sorry to hear of the passing of your father. I know you were very close to him and will miss him greatly. I know you have many wonderful memories of your time with him and your mother.
I hope they will comfort you in the future. Please let your brother Bill know I have you both in my prayers.

Sam West

October 29, 2018

My name is Sam West, retired CPA in Chester. I was so sorry to see the passing of Ed, I know you will miss him dearly. I prepared Ed and Mabel’s tax returns for many years. It was always a pleasure to have him come in each year, he was one of my favorite clients. He was a wonderful man , and I’m so sorry for your loss.