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
Published in The Courier-Journal on Nov. 25, 2012