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Obituary: Gerald T. Eddards 1939-2013
Gerald T. Eddards
Gerald T. Eddards

Gerald T. Eddards, 74 of Cottonwood, passed away on September 5, 2013 in Tucson . He was born on May 21, 1939 in San Rafael , California to David Eddards and Mary Twohy.

Gerald attended San Rafael High School for 4 years. He served his country in the Army. Gerald worked and retired from the City of Napa Water Department in California and worked for Wal-Mart in Cottonwood.

Gerald loved to keep busy like fixing cars, his motorcycle, liked to garden, collect clocks and liked working around his house. He had a big heart and was friends with everyone. He will be greatly missed.

Gerald was preceded in death by his sister Coralie Willis-Eddards and mother Mary Twohy. He is survived by his wife of 37 years Mary; sons Coby Eddards of Prescott, Gerald Eddards Jr (Chris) of Arkansas, Lawrence Eddards of Anthem and Julius Eddards of Gilbert; daughters Rebecca Eddards of California, Rachel Eddards of Arkansas and Samantha Alvarado (Angelo) of Cottonwood ; 8 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 28, 2013 at 11:00am at Westcott Funeral Home in Cottonwood.

An online guestbook is available to sign at www.westcottfuneralhome.com.

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Reader Comments

Posted: Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Article comment by: Paul Peck

Sad to hear of Gerris' passing. I enjoyed working with him at Walmart, and both of giving each other a hard time whenever we saw each other. I'll always remember him telling me about the Studebaker, and the Chevy pickup he had.. Rest in peace my friend...you will be missed by many

Posted: Sunday, September 29, 2013
Article comment by: Michelle Hayman

Gerald "Gerri" used to come into my shop in Old Town every now and then. Always a smile and a kind word. He will be missed and remembered as a true gentleman. Thank you for sharing your life with us. You will be missed.

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