Gist, Edward, - 87, of Pleasantville, passed on Saturday, November 3, 2018, at the Meadow View Nursing Home in Northfield. He was born on October 7, 1931, to Farlee Merrill and Edward Gist, Sr. Edward affectionately known as "Eddie" attended Atlantic City Public Schools and later served in the New Jersey National Guard. He worked as a warehouse manager for Sid Brooks Furniture and as a laborer until his decline in health. Eddie is predeceased by: his wife, Vera Gould; siblings, Luther Jr., Rosalie and Ruth; grandsons, Robert Martin, Malik Gist and Hardy (Charmin) Gist, Jr. Eddie is survived by: his loving children, Jeanette (Ronnie) Martin, Sydney (Mark) McCrae, Edward, Leo (Wanda), Hardy (Roslyn), Santa, Vanessa Wyman (Russell) Brown, Kevin (Clara), Emmanuel, Catherine, Leroy (Cetenia); Stepson, James Toulson; friend, Carolyn Anderson; and a host of grandchildren and extended family members. Funeral services will be 11AM Saturday, November 10, 2018, at Heavensway Baptist Church, 5082 Tremont Avenue, Egg Harbor Township, where friends may call from 10AM. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Mays Landing. Arrangements are entrusted to Greenidge Funeral Homes, Inc., Atlantic City where condolences may be left at www.greenidgefuneralhomes.com

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