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Robert Eugene “Gene” Eddy, 87, of Concord, went to be with Jesus on Tuesday April 3, 2012 at his home under the care of his family. He was born on March 18, 1925 to the late Charles and Mae Jones Eddy of Core, WV. In addition to his parents Gene is preceded in death by his loving wife of 58 years, Eva Virginia Eddy of Core, WV. Gene was a WWII Veteran of the United States Army from 1943-1946, and served in the Battle of the Bulge.
Gene was the founder and owner of Morgantown Plumbing and Heating in Morgantown, WV for 33 years until his retirement in 1984. He held 16 certificates with various plumbing and heating schools. Gene was a member of Abundant Life Faith Church of Concord where Lewis Hagler is the Pastor. Gene became a born again Christian in 1980 and had served the Lord cheerfully and faithfully ever since. He was ready to meet Jesus in Heaven.
Gene was dearly loved and is survived by his daughter Tammy Wohltmann and husband Mark of Concord; son, Rick Eddy and wife Joyce of Florida. Gene also leaves behind his grandchildren: Amanda Sue Eddy (Mindy), Regina Lynn Eddy, Charles Brandon Eddy, Steven Walter Eddy, Jeremy Robert Wohltmann and wife Jessie, Joshua Richard Wohltmann and wife Sarah, and Jenelle Rebecca Wohltmann. And 4 great-granddaughters: Jeweletta Eddy, Audrey Wohltmann, Eden Wohltmann, and Charleigh Wohltmann.
Services: A memorial service will be held at Abundant Life Faith Church 995 Warren C. Coleman Blvd Concord at 6:00 pm on Saturday, April 7, 2012, conducted by Pastor Lewis Hagler.
A Military memorial service will be held at the Salisbury National Cemetery on Wednesday June 13, 2012 at 10:00 AM.
In lieu of flowers, memorial may be made to Hospice Care 705 Griffith St. Suite 203, Davidson, NC 28036.
Carolina Cremation of Salisbury is assisting the Eddy family. Online condolences may be made at www.mycarolinacremation.com
The family would like to offer a special thank you to Hospice of Lake Norman for their love, care and support during this difficult time.