John Vorhis Eddy
10/4/1953 - 7/25/2014
ANDERSON, SC - John Vorhis Eddy, 60, passed away Friday, July 25, 2014, at AnMed Health Medical Center.
Born Oct. 4, 1953, in Frenchburg, Ky., the was the son of the Rev. James Edwin Eddy, of Cincinnati, Ohio, and the late Edith Margaretta Vorhis Eddy.
John was united in marriage to Mindy Walker on June 5, 1976, in Carlinville, Ill.
He is survived by his wife, Mindy, of Anderson, S.C.; a son, Dr. Jarod Eddy (wife, Sarah) of Lula, Ga., and their children, Jessa, Mason, Cody and Austin; a daughter, Kim Eddy, of Williamston, S.C., and her children, Alisa, Courtney, Raegan and Dalton; father, James Eddy; stepmother, Ann; three brothers: Steve (Connie) Eddy, Andy (Sherry) Eddy, and Paul (Barbara) Eddy; and many nieces and nephews.
He received his associate's degree as an RN from Southwestern Illinois College in Belleville, Ill. John was an Emergency Room Nurse at Oconee Medical Center.
John was a devoted family man who enjoyed woodworking, golfing and spending time with his grandchildren.
The Memorial Service will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 31, 2014, in the Chapel of McDougald Funeral Home with the Rev. Dr. Kirt Mitchell officiating.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 30, 2014.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: The
McDougald Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Anderson, S.C., is assisting the family. A message of condolence may be sent by visiting mcdougaldfuneralhome.com.
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