Jedidiah “Jed” Ryan Madden, 38, of Ashland, died on Sunday, July 26, 2020. Born in St. Louis, Missouri on December 19, 1981, he was the son of Victoria (nee Marlett) Stuart and John Madden. He was a 2000 graduate of Black River High School. Jed moved to Huntington in 1989 and recently relocated back.
Music was Jed’s passion in life, whether he was listening to or writing it. He was a very talented guitar player and gifted singer. He also enjoyed playing video games, cooking and grilling. He was talented with his hands and will be remembered for his craftsmanship. Jed’s family was his greatest joy and loved his girls beyond measure.
Left to treasure his memory are his loving wife of 10 years, Nastasja (nee Benza) Madden; beautiful daughters, Evelyn and Lydia Madden; siblings, Lisa Philips, Christine Sciarrino, Eric Madden, Rachel-Madden Bergmann, Coby Stuart, Joseph Madden and Jacob Madden; parents, Victoria Marlett and Tim Jamison and John Madden. He is preceded in death by his step mother, Joani Madden and step father, Carl Stuart.
Family and friends will be received on Friday, July 31 from 3-6 p.m. at Norton-Eastman Funeral Home, 370 S. Main Street, Wellington. A private service will be held, and will be available for viewing beginning at 6 p.m, at www.eastmanfuneralhome.com. To protect the health and safety of everyone, we ask that masks be worn. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jed's memory to the Save the Music Foundation, at savethemusic.org.
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