Floyd Owen Eden
SPRINGFIELD, IL - Floyd Owen Eden, 76, died Saturday, June 28, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Floyd was born Oct. 9, 1937, in Athens, the son of Albert and Edith Pearl Hayden Eden. He married Wanda Luttrell on May 10, 1966.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army where he was a demolition specialist. He received his associate's degree from Lincoln Land Community College and was certified RSES. He worked for Fiat Allis for 27 years until they closed and then went to work for Willamette Industries in Lincoln; he retired in 2002. He was a member of Elks and was a 32nd Degree Mason. He attended Eastview Baptist Church. He loved spending time with his family while camping.
He was preceded in death by his parents and four brothers.
He is survived by his wife, Wanda Eden of Springfield; one daughter, Lisa (friend, Gayle McRoberts) Eden of Taylorville; one son, Jeffrey Owen (Gina) Eden of Springfield; one brother, John (Jan) Eden of Petersburg; one grandson, Jacob Owen Eden; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Also surviving are favorite dogs, Gizmo and Simone.
There will be a visitation from 4-6 p.m. with a memorial service at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at Eastview Baptist Church, 2227 E. Black Ave., Springfield.
Ellinger-Kunz & Park Funeral Home, 530 N. 5th St., Springfield, IL 62702 is in charge of arrangements. Visit our online obituary at ellingerkunzfuneralhome.com.
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