LTC C. Douglas Eady, Ret. USA
1935 - 2021
BORN
1935
DIED
2021
June 13, 1935 - April 8, 2021 (age 85)

LTC C. Douglas (Doug) Eady, Ret. U.S. Army, passed away on Thursday, April 8th, 2021. He was born in Chattanooga, OK in 1935 to Clarence Douglas Eady and Frances Idell (Dell) Eady.

Doug graduated from Midwestern University ('57) and began a career in the United States Army. He served his country for 27 years which included one tour in Korea and two tours in Vietnam. He was awarded many individual and group decorations including the Distinguished Flying Cross, Soldiers Medal, Bronze Star and Purple Heart. Doug retired from the military in 1983.

Doug earned a Master of Business Administration in Aviation from Embry-Riddle in 1983 and began a second career at Martin Marietta (Lockheed Martin). He retired in 2003 after 20 years of service.

Doug is predeceased by his wife Alice Miller Eady. He is survived by his wife Linda L. Eady; his four children, Craig Douglas Eady (LouNell) of Greenville, SC; Jana Lynn Eady (Michael) of Euless, TX; Kirk Gregory Eady of Hurst, TX; Kelli Waigand (Tommy) of Destin, FL; and four grandchildren, Austin Eady, Hunter Eady, Erin Eady and Jude Waigand.

A private memorial service will be held at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Florida. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to be made to the Gary Sinise Foundation or the Fisher House.

Words cannot express how much he will be missed. Always in our hearts.
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Published by Orlando Sentinel from Apr. 17 to Apr. 18, 2021.
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On behalf of my family, I extend our sincere condolences to the Eady family. During my first tour of duty in Vietnam we were room mates. He was a fellow platoon commander and we worked very closely on numerous combat operations. He flew slicks and I flew guns in support of him and other aviators. He was a pleasure to work with and demonstrated valor and professionalism under fire. On a lighter note, Doug enjoyed diverse music selections and we shared our favorite music on our recorders, mostly country and western for me! He was a good friend, fine soldier and patriot. I will miss Doug as will many. We lost another fine fellow aviator. Rest in peace! God Bless the entire Eady family.
Bert L. Rice
May 15, 2021
R.I.P. Outlaw Lead .
Doug Wilson
Acquaintance
May 13, 2021
The Korean War Veterans Association Department of Florida and Chapter 173 Casselberry send our deepest sympathies on the passing of our Brother In Arms C. Douglas Eady (US Army 27 years Korea Vietnam w. Distinguished Flying Cross, Soldiers Medal, Bronze Star, Purple Heart). He served his country well and honorably. May he Rest In Peace
Jeannette Sieland
April 20, 2021
So sorry to hear of Doug's passing. We worked together for several years on the TADS program at LMCO. I will always remember his easy going nature and the professionalism he displayed in his work.
Robert Riemer
April 18, 2021