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Eddie R. Gildon

  • Birth 13 Sep 1934 Victoria, Victoria County, Texas, USA
  • Death 6 Sep 2002
  • Burial Victoria, Victoria County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 101854451

Eddie R. Gildon, 67, of Victoria, died Friday, Sept. 6, 2002. He was born Sept. 13, 1934, in Victoria, to the late Ed and Esther McCoy Tarver Gildon.

He was a owner and operator of Eddie's Tile. He served on the trustee board at Mt. Nebo Baptist Church, where he was also deacon and member. He was a board member of the African American Chamber of Commerce.

Survivors: wife, Anna Eldridge Gildon; daughter, Rose Ward of Lake Jackson; sons, Michael Gildon of Fairfield. Calif., Robert Gildon and Anthony Gildon, both of Victoria, and Dennis Gildon of Morgandown. W Va.; sisters, Mildred Tarver, Rita Thorn and Billie Jo Gildon, all of Austin, Seletia Davis and Margie Hicks, both of San Diego, Calif.; brothers, George Edward Gildon of Austin and Kurt Gildon of Dallas; 16 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Preceded in death by: parents; sister, Ruth Bracy; and brother, John Tarver.

Visitation will be 8-8 p.m. Tuesday at Rosewood Rineral Chapels. Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Mt. Nebo Baptist Church, the Rev. Fred Hobbs officiating.

Burial will be at Memory Gardens Cemetery.

Rosewood Funeral Chapels, Victoria. 361-573-4546.

Published by the Victoria Advocate, September 9, 2002


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  • Created by: LJCL16
  • Added: 7 Dec 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101854451
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Eddie R. Gildon (13 Sep 1934–6 Sep 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101854451, citing Memory Gardens, Victoria, Victoria County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by LJCL16 (contributor 47878768) .