Eddie L. Clemon age 77 of Gary, Indiana made his transition from this earthly life to eternity on Wednesday March 1, 2017 at Franciscan Hospital, Munster, IN. Eddie was the first born to Joanna Haggard and Theodore Clemon on May 7, 1939 in Head, MS. He moved to Gary, Indiana in the 1960's. He later joined the U. S. Navy and had an honorable discharge. Eddie retired from Ford Motor Co. with 30 years of service. Eddie leaves to cherish his joyest memories wife of 26 years Jeaneice (Benford) Clemon; son Eddie Clemon; sister Bernice (Jerome) Joyce; Aunts Lavinia Haggard of Gary, IN and Bertha Haggard of Greenville, MS; nephews Lonta, Jerome, Derek, Anthony; niece Shonta; sister-in-law Dorothy Blake; longtime friend Roy Shaw and many more nephews, nieces, cousins and friends. Visitation Saturday March 11, 2017 from 9-11:00 a.m. with funeral services immediately following at 11:00a.m. both at the Guy & Allen Chapel. Interment Oak Hill Cemetery.