Arthur G. Eddy Sr.

January 02, 1910 ‒ February 05, 2002

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Arthur G. Eddy, age 92, of Westerville and formerly of Mount Vernon, passed away February 4, 2002 at his home in Westerville. He was born January 2, 1910 in Ashtabula, Ohio to the late Frank and Mae Belle (Lillie) Eddy. He was a Veteran of World War II where he served as a Master Sargent in the 9th Air Force. For 30 years he and his brother Carl operated Eddy Brothers Marathon Service Station. He retired from the Mount Vernon Developmental Center in 1975. He is a member of the Faith Lutheran Church in Mount Vernon and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

He spent many happy retirement years with his surviving wife of 56 years Laura (Hanhilammi), a daughter Roberta (Al Brant) Needles of Columbus, three sons, Arthur (Vickie) Eddy of Mount Vernon, Gerald Eddy of Howard, Dale Eddy of Danville, grandchildren, Colleen (Patrick) La Rosa, Dale Jr., Gabriel, John, Kasey, Kyle, Morgan and Eli, two great grandchildren Carlyn and Cash.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by six brothers Byron Eddy, Bert Eddy, Frank Eddy, Winfield Eddy, Claire Eddy, Carl Eddy and a sister Mabel Van Valey.

Friends may call Friday from 12 to 2 PM at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home where a funeral service will follow at 2PM with Pastor Mark Wildermuth officiating. Burial with military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council will follow at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice at Riverside and Grant, Kobacker House, 3595 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, Ohio 43214.