Barbara Marion Marsh Eddy, 91, died at Emeritus Care Center Dec. 28, 2012.
She was a native of Barre, Vt. She graduated from nursing school and served as an Army nurse during World War II. She was married to William J. Eddy XII and together they had two children. Barbara was a very hard worker, had many talents. She worked alongside her husband to create 13 successful businesses.
She traveled the world and moved many times living in Ironwood, Mich.; Rhinelander, Wis.; S. Burlington, Vt.; Apalachin, N.Y.; Homer, N.Y.; Rutland, Vt.; Wysox, Pa.; Manchester Pa.; and in 1973 St. Augustine, Fla. She was a founding member of the Shores United Methodist Church. She had a strong sense of equanimity and had a great deal of respect for others. She laughed when told a good joke and told some of her own. At 91, her body was worn out and she moved onto the next grandeur chapter of existence.
Survivors include her son, William J. Eddy XIII; grandchildren, Wayne Stiles, Mindi Beth Stiles Pinto, Heather Sickmon McLendon; and nine great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, William J. Eddy XII, and a daughter, Patricia Sickmon.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at the Shores United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, donation to Shores United Methodist Church in Barbara"s memory would be appreciated.
Craig Funeral Home Crematory Memorial Park www.craigfuneralhome.com is assisting the family.