James Ed Wyant

April 17, 1967 to March 31, 2014

Ed passed peacefully in his sleep early Monday morning, March 31. He was 46.

Ed was born to Mary Margaret and Lewis “Pat” Wyant in Sturgis, S. D. As an infant his family moved to Oregon. He was raised in Wilsonville and graduated from West Linn High School in 1985.

He married Rhonda Lee in 1991. Together, they had two children and started Ed’s excavating company. In 1997, the family moved to Sherwood where they raised their children and his love for the community was apparent.

Involvements in which he was most proud included coaching church league softball, teaching Sunday school, as well as time and charitable commitments to his daughters’ schools, St. Paul Lutheran Church and School, Camp Serene Lutheran Retreat, and Doernbecher Children’s Hospital. Ed enjoyed riding his Harley and dirt bike, singing karaoke, playing the piano and guitar, fishing, and golfing.

He is survived by his ex-wife Rhonda and children Danielle and Breanna Wyant; mother Mary Wyant; sister and brother-in-law Margaret and Doug Haworth; brother and sister-in-law Jay and Jane Wyant; nieces and their spouses, Shellie and Dylan Digby and Sarah and Ryan Broyles and nephew and his wife, Brandon and Aimee Haworth and many great nieces and nephews. He was preceded by his father Pat and brother John.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. April 5 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 17500 SW Cedarview Way,Sherwood. Ed will be laid to rest in the church cemetery,

A memorial fund has been established in his name. Donations can be made at any Chase Bank location in the name of James Wyant, account number 3026698778. Read more online at cornwellcolonial. com.