Edward William Fallon, 78, of Floyd, passed away Monday, February 6, 2017 in Roanoke, VA. Ed was Born on May 2, 1938 in Scranton, PA. He is preceded in death by his parents Anna Butler and Edward Hughes Fallon. Ed is survived by his beloved wife, Linda Albee Fallon; sister: Hannah Fallon Burke (Tom); daughter: Johanna Fallon Reinhardt (John); sons: Edward Hughes Fallon II, David Grube Fallon; grandson: Patrick George Reinhardt; step daughters: Ashley Elizabeth Donayre (Jay), Jennifer Hope Davy, PHD.; step son: Christhoper Whiting Davy (Beatriz); step grandchildren: Olivia Willow Donayre, Ryan Xavier Donayer, Matthew Tyler Davy; and lifelong friend: Ronald Smith, PHD. (Hannelore). Ed was a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania where he was a brother in Sigma Chi Fraternity. He subsequently received his MBA from the Warton School. Following graduation, he served in the US Air Force Reserves. After completing his military obligations, he enjoyed a career in Commercial Real Estate Development in Chicago, New York, and abroad. Upon retirement, he and his wife split their time living in Berlin, Germany for part of the year and Floyd, VA. When in Floyd, Ed served on the boards of RSVP and Virginia’s Blue Ridge Music Festival. He volunteered for PLENTY!, the Chamber of Commerce, the Backpack Program, and was a member of the Lions Club. In 2008, he and his wife created and supported the Classical Music Concert Series held at the Floyd Center for the Arts. He loved opera, classical music, art, and history. He especially enjoyed his weekly “Gentlemen’s” luncheon. A memorial service will be held Saturday February 18, 2017 at 4:00PM at Zion Lutheran Church. A reception will follow the service at the Fallon Home. Memorial contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to the Classical Music Concert Series at the Floyd Center for the Arts, 220 Parkway Lane, S., Floyd, VA. 24091 (540) 745-2784.