Obituary: Edward R. ‘Ed’ Flynn, Jr. Dec. 14, 2017

EDWARD R. ‘ED’ FLYNN, JR. Dec. 14, 2017

Edward R. “Ed” Flynn, Jr. of Carlsbad, NM passed away on Dec 14, 2017 at his home.

Ed served his country from November 1983 to March 1990 in the United States Navy with a focus on Nuclear Powered Submarines.

Ed moved to Carlsbad to begin his career at WIPP in 1990 in Maintenance as a Senior Electronic Technician. He was currently an Operations Specialist in Instrumentation and Control.

Ed is survived by three daughters: Gail Flynn, Allison Flynn, and Cara Flynn. He is also survived by his father Edward Flynn, Sr., and stepmother Maureen Flynn as well as by his sisters Kathy (Flynn) McCulloch, Darra (Flynn) Gallegos, Trish (Flynn) Carrillo, Colleen (Flynn) Owens, stepsister Donna Lopez, and brother Michael Flynn. Ed is survived by many nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Gail Patricia Flynn.

A celebration of life service will be held in March 2018, tentatively in Los Alamos, NM. Ed will be laid to rest beside his mother, Gail Patricia Flynn. Online condolences can be left at

This wonderful and generous man touched the hearts of so many and will be greatly missed.

Funeral Services provided by Denton-Wood Funeral Home at 1001 North Canal St. in Carlsbad. 575.885.6363.