Morris Mixon Eddy, 77, a U.S. Marine Corp Veteran,beloved husband and father passed away February 3, 2014 surrounded by his wife and children.
Morris received the National Defense Service Medal. He had a long career in the oil field services industry where he was respected for his knowledge and tremendous work ethic. He was the rock and strength of the family but at the same time silent and unassuming. In addition to his family, his passions included antique cars and animals of all kinds. A pocket coin he kept with him expressed the way he lived his life and the life he wished for others: “Follow the footprints of the Lord. They will lead you through troubled times and brighten your life”.
Pallbearers are Mark Reddout Billy Palmer Carl Currie John Pepper Gary Horne Rusty Horne
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Elizabeth “Liz” Eddy, three sons and daughters-in-law: Morris Jr. and Kim Eddy,Dwayne and Barbara Eddy, and Dean and Ellie Eddy; five grandchildren and one great grandchild; one sister Doris and her husband Jim Gates, many nieces, nephews, and dear friends. He was preceded in death by his parents Roy and Dewey Eddy,sister Johnnie Mae Neal and brothers Irving Roy Eddy and James Harold Eddy.
Funeral services are being held on February 5, 2014 at 2 pm atEckols Funeral Home, 420 W. Live Oak, Kenedy, Texas with burial following at the Kenedy Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his memory to The Wounded Warrior Project, Inc.