BLACK, EDDIE T., 79, passed away November 24, 2012 at Norton Brownsboro Hospital.
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Eddie was born in Ohio County, Kentucky and was an Alumni of Manual High School. He retired from Naval Ordnance where he was a planner for over 35 years and was an Army veteran of the Korean War. Eddie was a member of V.F.W. Iroquois Hill Post #6182, a charter member of Shively #951, PRP #959 Masonic Lodges, Scottish and York Rites, Shively Eastern Star Chapter #566, Past Potentate of Kosair Shrine Temple, active with the Provost and Directors Staff Units, and the Order of Quetzalcoatl, Teocalli #20.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Edward Black and Essie Hourigan Burks; and grandchildren, Seth and Kyle Dixon.
Survivors include his loving wife and soul mate, Judith Smith Black; children, Beverly Schoen (Kevin), Jade Dixon and Shawn Weatherly (Sheena); and grandchildren, Michael Schoen and Gavin, Brady and Miley Dixon.
Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Owen Funeral Home, 5317 Dixie Hwy., with burial to follow in Resthaven Memorial Park. Visitation is Tuesday, 2-8 p.m.; and Wednesday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hosparus of Louisville and or Bethlehem United Church of Christ.
Online condolences to www.owenfuneralhome.com
Owen Funeral Home
5317 Dixie Highway Louisville, KY 40216
Published in The Courier-Journal on Nov. 25, 2012