October 17, 1942 - March 17, 2022
Edwin Ellis Sublett, Jr., age 79, a longtime resident of Lake Forest, IL passed away March 17, 2022. He was born in Kinston, NC in 1942 to his late parents, Edwin E. Sublett, Sr. and Ruby McFarland. Ed graduated from Cornell College in 1965, the same year he married his high school sweetheart, Jane. They made their home in Lake Forest where Ed loved his community, he was a referee for both, football and wrestling, a former coach at Lake Forest College, and he started the Junior Football League, which is still in existence, at the Lake Forest Recreation Center. He worked many years as a Real Estate Broker and will be remembered for his kindness and ability to make everyone laugh. Devoted husband of 56 years to Jane Sublett; loving father of Tarn (Kelly) Sublett of Kirkland, WA and Jordan (Tom) Weiss of Lake Forest, IL; cherished grandfather of Ryan (Julia), and Sierra Sublett, Sheridan, Delaney, and Hunter Weiss; brother of Kevin Sublett, Anica Mullis, Kay Jelinek, and the late Janice Fincher; stepson of AnnaMae Sublett. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, May 7, 2022 at Gorton Community Center, 400 E. Illinois Road, Lake Forest, IL from 11am - 2pm. Memorial contributions in Edwin’s name may be made to Lake Forest Recreation Center, 400 Hastings Rd., Lake Forest, IL., 60045, 847-234-6700, lfparksandrec.com/friends-foundation-support or the Concussion Legacy Foundation, 361 Newbury St., 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02115, 631-278-7344, concussionfoundation.org. For information – Reuland & Turnbough Funeral Directors of Lake Forest, 847-234-9649 or www.RTfunerals.com.
Edwin Ellis Sublett, Jr., age 79, a longtime resident of Lake Forest, IL passed away March 17, 2022. He was born in Kinston, NC in 1942 to his late parents, Edwin E. Sublett, Sr. and Ruby McFarland. Ed graduated from Cornell College in 1965,... View Obituary & Service Information
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