Edward Adrian Lecarreaux passed away on April 30, 2022, at age 86 in the company of his family. He was born in 1936 to Adrian Lecarreaux and Charlotte Popp in Staten Island, NY. He married Sue Millikan, the love of his life, on February 14, 1975. He was a loving father to China, Nicki, Troy, and Laura and grandfather to Megan, Andrew, Skylar, Ariana, Mason, and Alexander, with one more grandchild on the way. Edward was known for his amazing stories and for living an adventurous life.
As a native of Staten Island, Edward spent much of his time boating in Great Kills Harbor. This later led him to become a world point leader in offshore powerboat racing. He is immortalized for his contributions to the sport both on and off the water.
Edward was a man of diverse talents, working in the Army Corps of Engineers as a contract administrator, owning a marine salvage company and cleaning up oil spills around the world, and owning and operating a helicopter charter company. His last career before retiring was working in civil engineering to complete many projects including the Stapleton Navy Base, the reconstruction of several Staten Island train stations, installing the backstop at Yankee Stadium, and improvements on the Great Kills Yacht Club, as well as countless more.
Edward was very involved in his church and organized many youth programs, such as running a shooting group, teaching archery, and planning ski trips. He employed many young adults, helping to develop their skill set as well as leaving a lasting influence on their lives.
His vast knowledge and experience led him to be a mentor and consultant to many people in a variety of fields. He impacted so many people’s lives and will forever be missed. A memorial service will be held on June 18, at 11:00 a.m. at First Bible Church, 6200 Amboy Road, Staten Island.