|Birth: ||Nov. 20, 1924|
|Death: ||Jun. 22, 2002|
OBITUARY - WILLIS L. EDDINGTON
Source: "The Daily News," Longview, Cowlitz, Washington, 25 Jun 2002
Castle Rock resident Willis L. Eddington, 77, died at a Vancouver care facility
June 22, 2002.
He was born Nov. 30, 1924, in Tellico Plains, Tenn., to George L. and Sally V.
Mr. Eddington served in the Army during World War II and moved to the local area
He was a treater at International Paper Co. for numerous years until he retired
He loved fishing, gardening, bowling and raising chickens. A skilled woodworker,
he made furniture and lamps. He also enjoyed scenic drives to the mountains.
Mr. Eddington was preceded in death by his first wife of 49 years, Clara Elva
Eddington, in 1993.
Survivors include his wife, Anna M. Eddington, at home; two sons, Clifford
Eddington of Vancouver and Jeffery Eddington of Kelso; a daughter, Linda Johnson
of Longview, a brother, Franklin Eddington of Etowah, Tenn., a sister, Avelene
Eddington of Etowah; two stepsons; two stepdaughters; eight grandchildren; 13
stepgrandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; five stepgreat-grandchildren; and
numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Columbia Funeral Chapel
with pastor Jerry Hancuff officiating.
Friends are welcome to pay their respects at the funeral home from 9 a.m. to 5
p.m. Wednesday and from 8 a.m. to noon Thursday.
Private interment will take place at Whittle-Hubbard Cemetery in Castle Rock.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, Box
2680, N. Canton, OH 44720; or to the Community Home Health & Hospice, Box 2067,
Longview, WA 98632.
Columbia Funeral Service is in charge.
Whittle and Hubbard Cemetery
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