Kilmichael - John Eldridge, 69, of Kilmichael passed away at his residence on Friday, April 2, 2021. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 6, at the Foundry Church in Winona, with Bro. John Goldwater officiating. Pallbearers will be Jeffrey Stafford, Jeff Eldridge, Michael Eldridge, Dave Eldridge, Braeden Eldridge, Taylor Eldridge, and Zack Trimble. Honorary pallbearers will be Glen Pearson, Guy Keith Palmertree, Guy Stanford, Mike Castle, Kenny Brantley, Bert Mitchell, Larry Greenlee, Larry Bamberg, and Dewayne Lishman.
A visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 6, from 12;00 noon until service time, at the Foundry Church.
Mr. Eldridge was born on May 21, 1951, to Alton and Ellen Childress Eldridge. He was a retired hardware salesman and a member of Foundry Church in Winona. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his wife, Rita Eldridge of Kilmichael; daughter, Glendia McCauley (Jacob) of Palmetto Bay, Florida; two sons, Adam Eldridge (Tara) of Vaiden and Clay Eldridge (Ashley) of Kilmichael; three brothers, Jimmy Eldridge of Kilmichael, David Eldridge of Kilmichael, and Bob Eldridge of Winona; and five granddaughters, Jacey Eldridge, Anna McCauley, Audrey Ann Eldridge, Lexi McCauley, and Anna Bella Eldridge.
Memorial contributions may be made to Foundry Church, c/o Dr. Jan Bailey, 241 Nix Road, Winona, MS 38967.
Oliver Funeral Home of Winona (www.ofhwinona.com
) is handling arrangements.