Kenneth G. Eddy, 67, of Springfield, formerly of Marshall, died Thursday, Jan. 1, 2009, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 5, 2009, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall, with William W. Harlow officiating. Private family burial will be in Springfield. Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation. Friends may sign an online guest book at www.campbell-lewis.com.
Born June 24, 1941, in Slater, he was the son of the late Paul M. Eddy and Grace Kochs Eddy. On Feb. 1, 1985, he married Janis Corbid Tanner, who survives of the home. He had lived in Springfield the last five years, but spent most of his life in Saline County. He was a 1959 graduate of Slater High School and attended Central Technical Institute in Kansas City helping develop his skill in radio and television engineering. He was involved in the real estate industry for many years.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Glenn Eddy of Springfield and Nelson Eddy and his wife, Peggy, of Harrisonville; two daughters, Mechelle Blalock and her husband, Charlie, of Harrisonville and Monica Hall and her husband, Jamie, of Peculiar; two stepsons, Jamie Tanner and his wife, Robyn, of Ozark and Lance Tanner and his wife, Christen, of Phoenix, Ariz.; 11 grandchildren; three brothers, Wallace Eddy and his wife, Betty, of Marshall, Harold Eddy and his wife, Norma, of Slater and Louis Eddy and his wife, Linda, of Slater; one sister, Laurel Wade and her husband, Bob, of Marshall; along with several nieces and nephews.
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