Lucedale, MS- Robert C. Eads, 61, lost his fight with cancer, Sunday, October 9, 2011 surrounded by family in his daughters Wellington home.
Robert was born in Radford, VA. Robert worked at USS Steel in Lorain for 30 years where he was affectionately known as Number One. He retired in 2000. Not being one to sit around, he took a job at SBS Transit in August 2000 where he and his wife both retired in 2005. They headed south to Mississippi to live and enjoy their retirement. Robert loved spending time with his family and friends, especially his grandchildren. He was an avid Harley Rider and loved going on long rides. He also enjoyed going to the turkey shoots with his family and friends and spending time in his pool, cooking out with family and friends.
He is preceded in death by his loving wife of 40 years, Diane M. Eads; his mother, Ida (nee: Parks)Eads; his father, Garnett Eads; his brother, Butch Eads; and his beloved nephew, Bryan Holloway-McGraw.
He is survived by two sisters, Marti (Ray) McGraw of Passcagula, MS and Gale (Jack Greta) Burcher of Newport News, VA; two brothers, Larry (Shirley) Parks of Radford, VA and Grant (Laura) Cales of Lucedale, MS; his sons, Mason C. (Johnna) Crowe Jr. of Palm Bay, FL and Robert C. Eads Jr of Lucedale, MS; daughter, Tammy (Rocky) Stinson of Wellington, OH; adopted daughter, Brandi (nee: Richards) Moon of Lorain, OH; eighteen grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and cousins. All Harley Riders Welcome. Ride them if You got em!
The family will receive friends at
Reidy-Scanlan-Giovannazzo Funeral Home, 2150 Broadway, Lorain, OH (440)
244-1961 on Thursday, October 13, 2011 from 1-3 & 6-8 PM and on Friday,
October 14, 2011 from 1-3 & 6-8 PM. Funeral services will be held at 1:30
PM on Saturday, October 15, 2011 at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be
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