Edward Gorin

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Edward Lee Gorin Sr., 79, of Piasa, passed away on Tuesday, January 9, 2024, at OSF St. Anthony Health Center in Alton, IL.

He was born on November 15, 1944, in Alton, IL, the son of the late Harry and Vivian (Hampton) Gorin.

Ed married Alice Little on February 18, 1963, in Rosewood Heights, IL. She Survives.

He proudly served our Country in The United States Air Force.  Ed retired from GM in 1999. He was also known as the Rock N’ Roll Kid from Ed and Alice’s Rock N’ Roll Show from 1975-1985.  Ed traveled to local nursing homes and veterans hospitals to entertain the residents with his beautiful voice and guitar, along with his wife, Alice, and son, Eddie, for 17 years together.

In addition to his wife, Alice, he is survived by two children, Julie (Rick) Campbell of Brighton and Edward Lee Gorin Jr. of Piasa; five grandchildren, Lance (Kristen) Gorin, Tyler (Danielle) Gorin, Amber (Matt) Wense, Steven (Jennifer) Campbell, and Brian Campbell; seven great-grandchildren, Gavin, Alex, Ari, Maverick, Scarlett, Audrina, Jack, and an eighth due in April; brother James (Elizabeth) Gorin.

Ed was preceded in death by his parents, Harry and Vivian; two brothers Donald and Gary Gorin.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of funeral service at noon on Monday, January 15, 2023, at Anderson Family Funeral Home in Brighton.

Memorials may be to American Heart Association.

Private family burial will be held at Piasa Cemetery at a later date.

Condolences may be left online at

Obit Provided By:
Anderson Family Funeral Home

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