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Ed Lujan Jr.

 

August 15, 2017

Ed Lujan Jr. succumbed to injuries caused by a auto accident and passed on Saturday July 29 2017, he was 67 years old.

Ed was born on Jan 23, 1950 in Greeley Colorado to Lillian and Edward Lujan. He has three siblings. Sally, John-Mark and Micheal-Paul.

Ed attended Gladstone High School in Azusa, CA where he lettered in both Football as a middle linebacker and track as a pole-vaulter. He'd credit his love for the stage as an actor in the school's drama program. Ed married his High School sweetheart Bridget Schardein in 1970 and together they had four children. Jeanette, Rachael, Edward and Sharon. Ed and Bridget divorced in 1978 and in 1987, he married Joanie Spacia. Joanie passed in 1994 due to complications from diabetes.

Ed is survived by both his parents and his sister, his children, 5 grandchildren; Aundrea, Christian, Jason, Jenna, Lillian and soon he'd have been a great-grandfather to Raven.

Although he grew up in a city, he was a cowboy at heart. He moved to Apple Valley in the mid 90's and his love of horses and all things rural finally took him to Worland WY seven years ago. It's there where he lived a true cowboys life.

Ed enjoyed riding horses and motorcycles. But more than anything, he enjoyed preaching the gospel of Jesus Christ. As the Chaplin for Cops for Christ, he traveled the country testifying to both officers and inmates. He ran a homeless organization in Ontario CA, that fed, clothed and housed hundreds of families every week.

Funeral services will take place on Wednesday August 16th at Forest Lawn - Covina Hills. 21300 Via Verde Drive, Covina, CA 91724 and officiated by Chris Brown of North Coast Church. The family is providing a public viewing between 9:30 to 10:30 for those who'd like a final moment and public services at 12pm in the large church. Floral tributes may be sent. The funeral home may be contacted at (818) 204-3131.

 
 

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