Leland Emerson Eddy, 89
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A Memorial Service for Leland Emerson Eddy of Flippin, Arkansas will be 2PM Saturday, September 28, 2013, at the Flippin Christian Church with Reverend Johnny Ray Lake officiating. Burial will be at East Lawn Cemetery in Mexico, Missouri. Leland Eddy passed away September 18, 2013, in Little Rock, Arkansas at the Veterans Hospital. He was 89 years old.
Leland was born November 16, 1924, in Mexico, Missouri to George and Cecil Thomas Eddy. He was a carpenter and worked in construction. Leland was a United States Navy veteran serving his country during World War II. He enjoyed traveling in his younger years and continued his love of carpentry by working in his shop and making birdhouses. Leland was a regular visitor to the Marion County Senior Center.
He is survived by daughters, Sharon (Toby) Foster of Flippin, AR, Susan Anne (Doyle) Littleton of Missouri and Mary Lou McClure of Missouri; son, James Richard (Debbie) Eddy of Missouri; brother, Jim (Barb) Eddy of Missouri; ten grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren as well as many nieces, nephews and dear friends.
He was preceded in death by wives; Margaret, Josephine and Nadine.
Memorials may be made to the First Christian Church.
Arrangements are by Kirby & Family Funeral & Cremation Services. Please visit our online guestbook/obituary at kirbyandfamily.com.
Published in Baxter Bulletin from Sept. 25 to Sept. 27, 2013