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208 N Canton
Mexia, TX 76667
Phone: (254) 562-2887
Homer Eddings

Homer Collins Eddings

Saturday, December 13th, 1919 - Tuesday, January 8th, 2019
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Mr. Homer Collins Eddings of Wortham passed away on January 8, 2019. Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 11, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church Wortham with Jan and Susan Pate officiating. Interment will be at the Wortham Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday morning 9:00 – 10:00 at the First United Methodist Church Wortham prior to the service.

Homer Collins Eddings was born December 13, 1919 in Nacogdoches, Texas to Ernest and Henrietta Collins Eddings. He married Margaret McLelland and the two of them shared 76 years of marriage before her death in June of 2018. They were avid travelers having visited all 50 states and Canada and Mexico. Homer served his country in the United States Army during World War II. He was a member of the Longbotham Masonic Lodge and loved old iron and antique cars. Homer was a model father to his children showing them love and attention.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest & Henrietta Collins Eddings; 5 siblings; wife, Margaret McLelland Eddings and grandchildren, Mark O’Neil Spurgeon and Marla “Sissy” Williams. Homer is survived by his sons, Gerald Ray Eddings and Joe Eddings & wife, Kim; daughter, Linda Spurgeon; grandchildren, Zachary Eddings, Molly Eddings, Jacob Eddings, JoBeth Eddings, Marianne Walker & husband, Keith; great granddaughter Savannah Williams; brother, Jack Eddings & wife, JoAnn and numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Serving as pallbearers are Anthony Blacksher, Fred Grimes, Zachary Eddings, Jacob Eddings, Joe Eddings and Gerald Eddings.
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  • Visitation

    Friday, January 11th, 2019 | 9:00am - 10:00am
    Friday, January 11th, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am
    First United Methodist Church Wortham
    WORTHAM, TX 76693
  • Service

    Friday, January 11th, 2019 | 10:00am
    Friday, January 11th, 2019 10:00am
    First United Methodist Church Wortham
    301 W Main
    WORTHAM, TX 76693
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  • Interment

    Wortham Cemetery
    Hwy. 14
    WORTHAM, TX 76693
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Melinda Chew

Posted at 10:46am
I had the amazing privilege of caring for Mr. Eddings and his family. My professors always told me that I would find a handful of patients throughout my nursing career that would make an impact on me. I don’t know how he managed to do it, but Mr. Eddings taught me lessons I didn’t know I needed. He was a kind man that loved his wife and family more than anything. I will never forget Mr. Eddings or his loving family. My deepest sympathies in this time of grief and reflection. He will be truly missed.

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George Johns

Posted at 09:23am
Very sorry for the family's loss. I will always remember Mr. Eddings as a strong but kind man. He is definitely one of the most morally sound men I've known. With the highest complement, I can say he reminded me of my father. Mr. Eddings and the men of his generation are special and is a loss that cannot be replaced.

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