Robert Lee Eddy, age 83 of Charlestown, Ohio, passed away peacefully Friday, July 18, 2014.
He was born March 4, 1931, in Sistersville, West Virginia, to parents Ralph and Ethel (Grimes) Eddy. Bob worked as an auto mechanic and retired from the Portage County Engineer Department in 1992. He was an active member of the Ravenna Church of Christ, where he served as a deacon over the benevolence program organizing the food pantry. Mr. Eddy was a proud veteran of the US Army serving in the Korean War.
He is survived by his wife of 23 years Herma (Miller\Brown) Eddy, as well as his children: Robert (Susie) Eddy of Kent, Ohio, Rodney (Patsy) Eddy of Squim, Washington, Guyla (John) Terry of Ravenna, Ohio, and Jennifer (Steve) Weaver of Kent, Ohio, and his step-children: Larry (Ginny) Brown of Belpre, Ohio, Roger (Gail) Brown of Homer, Alaska, Gordon (Carolyn) Brown of Zanesville, Ohio, Gene (Pam) Brown of Randolph, Ohio, Mary Cotterell of Parkersburg, West Virginia, Don (Cindy) Brown of East Sparta, Ohio, and Jan (John) Hartman of Parkersburg, West Virginia. Bob's memory will also be cherished by his sisters Helen Ralston of Kent, Ohio, and Betty Tuttle of New Martinsville, West Virginia, his 40 grandchildren, and his 46 great-grandchildren.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife Susan (Gorrell) Eddy, brothers Ray and Paul Eddy, and his great-granddaughter Chole Marie Terry.
Friends will be received Tuesday, July 22, 2014, from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the Wood-Kortright-Borkoski Funeral Home, 703 E. Main St., Ravenna. Minister Terry Smith will officiate the service on Wednesday at 11:00 AM at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Grandview Memorial Park with military honors provided by the US Army and VFW Post 1055 honor guards.
Condolences and memories may be shared at www.wood-kortright-borkoski.com.
(Wood-Kortright-Borkoski 330-296-6436, RC 7-20, 7-21-14)
Mrs Eddy ( Mrs. Brown to the Smith girls.) and family, I am sorry to hear of Mr. Eddy passing. I didn't know him but I am sure he was a good man. Think of you often. God Bless you all. Love, Paulette, Sandy, Phyllis, Eileen, Michele Smith.