Edward (Ed) F. Niehues, Jr., 84, New Orleans native and recent resident of Cary, NC died peacefully surrounded by family in his home on Dec 13, 2014. Beloved father of Eric F. Niehues of Cary NC, Nancy Niehues Ridenour of Sacramento CA, James E. Niehues of Biloxi MS, and Rebecca Niehues West of Apex NC. Grandfather of Delaney C. Ridenour, Isabelle Erane Niehues, James (Beau) Niehues, and Andrew & Katie West. Beloved uncle of numerous nieces and nephews.
Ed was awarded the bronze star for his Army service in the Korean War. In 1960, Ed joined the New Orleans Fire Department and retired in 1987 as Deputy Chief of Operations. Ed enjoyed a pleasant and well-earned retirement of 27 years residing in Slidell LA, Metairie LA, and most recently Cary NC.
A memorial service will be held for Ed at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church in Raleigh NC on Monday Dec 22 at 11am.