Edward Turner Creech, 90, of Oak Ridge passed away on Feb. 9, 2014.
Mr. Creech was born to parents Charles Blair Creech and Louise Joanna Jones Creech on April 8, 1923, in Harlan, Ky.
He was a veteran with the Air Corp. and played football in high school and in college. He received his bachelor degree in chemistry from Eastern Kentucky State University. He was a member of Sigma XI, Scientific Research Society of North Carolina, Oak Ridge Chapter, and the American Chemical Society.
Retiring from Lockheed Martin at the Y-12 facility in 1988, his expertise as a plant-wide trouble shooter and problem solver was well respected. [Read more…]