2 Times PAST PRESIDENT 13TH ENGINEER (C) BATTALION ASSOCIATION
1930 – July 23, 2019
Louisville – Edward F. Larkin “ED”, 89, Passed away peacefully in the Palliative Care Unit at Baptist hospital early on the morning of July 23, 2019, in Louisville, KY.
Born in 1930 and a native of northern New Jersey, Ed graduated from Ridgewood High School (1948). He received his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (1952).
While at RPI, he played football, basketball and lacrosse where he was an all American and co-captain of the RPI Lacrosse team that was National co-champion in 1952.
Ed served a tour of duty in the United States Army during the Korean Was, fought in the last battle on Pork Chop Hill, and received the Bronze Star for valor. He was a faithful attendee at reunions of the 13th Engineer Combat Battalion Association.
Ed served two terms as President of the 13th Engineer Combat Battalion Association.
For many years, Ed enjoyed coaching and umpiring youth baseball and umpired in the southeast regionals of the Little League World Series.