Eddie Craig Whetstone

Eddie Craig Whetstone

Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death 12 Apr 2014 (aged 81)
West Monroe, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial Oak Ridge, Morehouse Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID 127915462 · View Source
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Eddie Craig Whetstone

A much-loved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, Eddie Craig Whetstone, 81, of West Monroe, Louisiana passed away peacefully at his home April 12, 2014 with his family by his side.

He was born July 22, 1932 in Shreveport, LA.

He was a graduate of NLU in 1965, served during the Korean War 1951-1953, before being called to service and after Craig played minor baseball from 1951-1955. After 32 years he retired from BellSouth as District Engineer. Craig and Helen spent their retirement with family and friends fishing, crabbing and shrimping at their camp in Grand Chenier.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Helen Whetstone; 5 children, Kevin Whetstone, Charles Whetstone, Jan Giger, Larkin Whetstone, Jo Anne Whetstone; 18 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

The family would especially like to thank the Almighty God for sending the two guardian angels that cared for Craig during his time of need. Donsha "D" Hodge and Ed Williams cared for Craig with so much love and attention. Craig loved them both with all his heart.

Honorary Pallbearers are grandsons William Whetstone, Derek Trichell, Ryan Whetstone, Micah Whetstone, Colby Whetstone and Caden Whetstone.

Memorial service will be held at 10:00AM Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at Saint Lawrence Catholic Church officiating by Father Job.

Interment will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery,Oak Ridge, LA

"He fought a good fight, he kept the faith, and he won the race!"

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  • Added: 13 Apr 2014
  • Find a Grave Memorial 127915462
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Eddie Craig Whetstone (22 Jul 1932–12 Apr 2014), Find a Grave Memorial no. 127915462, citing Oak Ridge Baptist Cemetery, Oak Ridge, Morehouse Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by KTS (contributor 47564246) .