Eddie Sturdivant

Deacon Eddie B., age 72, was born in Marshville, NC. He resided in Paterson, NJ for over 50 years. Deacon Sturdivant departed this life on Monday, May 6, 2013. He was employed as an Electrician at The William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ until he retired. He is a member of The St. Peter's Church in Paterson, NJ, where he served on the Deacon Board. He was a former member of The Victory Tabernacle Fire Baptized Holiness Church in Englewood, NJ. He is predeceased by his parents James Sr. and Martha (Watkins) Sturdivant , brother: Earl Sturdivant, sisters: Essie Mae Douglas, Elizabeth Hasty, Laura Sturdivant, Sarah Cox and Mattie Cole. He is survived by his loving wife Kay (Huntley) Sturdivant, son: Ernest Sturdivant, daughters: Frances Allen, Sharon Houston and Angela Smith, brother: James Ebbin Sturdivant Jr., sister: Alice Barrino, seven grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, two godchildren: Tina Parks and Brenda James, devoted friend: Willie Clark, godmother: Helen Williams, sons-in-law: Larry Allen, John Houston and Tony Smith, brother-in-law: Tom Perry, sisters-in-law: Julia Huntley and Raymallie Perry, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, neighbors, and friends. Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate his life on Friday, May 10, 2013, 7 PM at The St. Peter's Church 175 Fair St., Paterson, NJ. Interment: Fairlawn Memorial Cemetery. Viewing will be held from 6-7 PM at the church. Arrangements by: The Carnie P. Bragg Funeral Home 256 Rosa Parks Blvd., Paterson, NJ. www.braggfuneralhome.com

Funeral Home

Carnie P. Bragg Funeral Home
256 Rosa Parks Blvd. Paterson, NJ 07501
(973) 278-6330
Published in The Record on May 8, 2013