|Birth: ||Jul. 5, 1935|
|Death: ||May 18, 2008|
Graveside services for Edgar Horace (Eddie) Almand, Jr., 72, of Tyler will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 20, 2008, at Cathedral of the Pines with the Rev. Bill Tisdale officiating. Mr. Almand passed away Sunday, May 18, 2008, in Tyler, Texas.
He was born July 5, 1935, in Kilgore, Texas. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of North Texas. Eddie owned and operated Almand's Furniture Stores. He was the past Chairman of the Board, President and Vice-President of Home Furnishings International Association. Ed was named Outstanding Multi-store Furniture Dealer of the Southwest. He was a past director of Southside State Bank and the Texas Rose Festival. Mr. Almand was a member of Marvin United Methodist Church. Eddie was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and a friend to all. He will always be remembered for his quick wit and sense of humor.
Mr. Almand is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Eleesa and Maurice Wingo of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; sister, Nancy Crim of Tyler; daughter-in-law, Elaine Almand of Tyler; three grandchildren, Ross and Eleanor Wingo of Abu Dhabi, U.A.E., E.H. Almand, IV of Tyler; nieces Rebecca Haney of Arlington, Texas, Jolyn Crim of Alpharetta, Ga.; nephew, Max B. Crim and wife Megan of Tyler; many cousins and special friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents E.H. and Mildred Almand; his wife Eleanor Stewart Almand; sons, Eddie Almand, III and Eric Stewart Almand; and his sister, Marylyn Almand Unsworth.
Honorary pallbearers are to be Paul Bolt, Tom Mobley, Charles Clark and Kenneth Horne.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.
Eleanor Glynn Stewart Almand (1935 - 1993)*
Cathedral in the Pines Cemetery
Created by: Ana Richardson
Record added: Jun 05, 2008
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