Edward Dean Taulbee, age 57, of Norfolk, NE went home to be with the Lord after losing a long battle of cancer on April 4, 2021. He was surrounded by family. A Celebration on life will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 9, 2021 at Northern Heights Baptist Church, Norfolk, NE. Burial will be at 2:00 p.m. April 9, 2021 at Clearwater Cemetery. Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, April 8, 2021 at Northern Heights Baptist Church. Snider Memorial Funeral Home of Clearwater is handling the arrangements. Condolences may be directed to the family at
Edward Dean Taulbee was born on July 17, 1964 in Portsmouth, VA to George and Wanda (Shannon) Taulbee. Edward married Carrie (Jones) Taulbee on October 21, 2000 at Northern Heights Baptist Church in Norfolk, NE. Edward spent most of his life growing up and moving across the southern part of the United States with his family; calling his home Arizona. When he landed in Norfolk he started working at Golden Corral and then drove semi for several local companies including Heritage Homes, Wayne, NE; After a debilitating back injury until diagnosed with cancer he spent his days with family, going fishing, and taking care of his wife as she worked and went to school.
Edward is survived by wife, Carrie, daughters; Caroline (CW) Hobbs of Neligh, Courtney Droescher of Norfolk, NE; Cheyanne (Mitchell Silvers) of Winside, NE; sister Debbie (John) Kurth of Phoenix, AZ; and a brother Vince (Karen) Taulbee of Deming, New Mexico. Grandchildren include: Alex and Chase Hobbs; Heath, Daum, and Sirissa Droescher and Rosalie and Evelyn Silvers, several nieces, nephews, aunt, and cousins.
Ed is preceded in death by his parents, George and Wanda Taulbee, grandparents, uncles, aunts, parent in law, Lewis & Ilene Jones and 2 infant grandchildren.
The family would like to express their deepest appreciation and thanks to Northern Heights Baptist Church pastors and families for the years of prayers and words of encouragement; Jean Allen for all of the years of special care she gave; Asera Care Hospice for the care that they provided; and ProMed Care and League of Dignity for the caregivers they provided.