Originally Posted by Rick Holly
PRECOMM to 1979 - Steven Edward (Ed) Batson - Ed Batson passed away November 19, 2012 in Dallas, Texas. Ed worked in the ship's laundry. Some may have known him as Fast Eddy or as Batman. He was also a plank owner and a great friend. The service is November 27, 2012 in Dallas, Texas at the National Cemetery. A great friend and shipmate. He will be missed. - Dexter Howell
Batson, Steven Edward December 28, 1956 - November 19, 2012. Edward is survived by his wife, Kathy; and daughter, Ryan Batson; granddaughter, Gianna Sierra; mother, Shirley Minter; and brother, Max Batson. Graveside services are 2:30PM, Tuesday, November 27, 2012, at the Dallas-Ft. Worth National Cemetery (Lane C), 2000 Mt. Creek Pkwy, Dallas, TX.