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Jimmie Merrill Eads

Princeton, Gibson County, Indiana, USA
Death 18 Nov 2009 (aged 77)
Princeton, Gibson County, Indiana, USA
Burial Mount Olympus, Gibson County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 59035360 · View Source
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JIMMIE MERRILL EADS age 77 passed away Wednesday Nov. 18, 2009 at the Gibson General Hospital in Princeton.

He was born Feb. 26, 1932 in Princeton to James and Ada (Jenkins) Eads who preceded him in death.

Jim was an accountant. He had worked at Jack Knights Auto Parts and Potter & Brumfield and retired from Siemens Corporation in 1992.

He served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict.

Jim had lived in Princeton since 1955 moving here from Bowman, IN.

He was a member of the Hillside United Methodist Church in Princeton, where he served as treasurer for many years. He was also a member of Prince Lodge #231 F.&A.M., Scottish Rite Valley of Evansville, Hadi Shrine of Evansville, V.F.W. Post 1147, and the Gibson County Historical Society. He enjoyed genealogy and working in his yard.

He is survived by his wife Shirley (Rudisel) Eads, to who he married April 15, 1956, two sons; Michael (Laura) Eads of Patoka and Kenneth (Jocelyn) Eads of Ellicott City, Maryland, four grandchildren; Cory Eads, Leah Eads, Jessica Shaw and James Sheehan, along with several cousins.

Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Saturday at the Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton and from 1 p.m. until service time Sunday at the Church.

There will be a Masonic memorial service at the funeral home 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Funeral Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday Nov. 22, 2009 at the Hillside United Methodist Church with the Rev. Craig Duke officiating.

Burial will follow in the Mt. Olive Cemetery in Mt. Olympus, IN.

V.F.W. Post 1147 will be conducting military graveside services.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Hillside United Methodist Church. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

He contributed a lot to Gibson County cemetery research.

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  • Created by: Janet Elliott Douglas
  • Added: 22 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59035360
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Jimmie Merrill Eads (26 Feb 1932–18 Nov 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59035360, citing Mount Olive Cemetery, Mount Olympus, Gibson County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Janet Elliott Douglas (contributor 47315133) .