ROBERT J. EADDY PROSPERITY – Services for Robert Jackson Eaddy, 64, of Prosperity will be held 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, 2002 at Lexington Baptist Church with burial to follow in Bush River Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be Johnny Eubanks, Ken Berry, Wray Freeman, James Priest, Gene Roundtree, and Chris Vaughn. Honorary Pallbearers will be the Unity Sunday School Class of Lexington Baptist Church. Memorials may be made to Palmetto Hospice or Hollings Cancer Institute at MUSC in Charleston. Caughman-Harman Funeral Homes, Lexington Chapel is in charge. Mr. Eaddy died Monday, April 22, 2002. Born in Kingstree, SC, he was the son of Eva McAlister Eaddy of Florence and the late Ernest Gideon Eaddy of Hemingway. Mr. Eaddy was a graduate of Hemingway High School and The Citadel, where he received a Bachelor of Science in Education. He was a teacher at North Charleston High School. Mr. Eaddy was a member of Lexington Baptist Church and the Unity Sunday School Class. Mr. Eaddy served 6 years in the U.S. Army National Guard with 6 months of active duty. Prior to returning as a State Officer in the Columbia office of the Department of Agriculture, he worked for USDA (ASCS) at the county, state and national levels. During his 35 years of service, he was a Specialist and Chief of Compliance with the agricultural program. In Washington, DC he worked to become a National Acquired Program Specialist, and Chief of Compliance for USDA (ASCS). He was the Assistant to the Director of Cotton, Grain and Rice Division of United States; and a Liaison Officer of the American Program for USDA in SC. Surviving are his wife, Kathy Owen Eaddy of Prosperity; mother of Florence; sister, Myrtle Ree Hanna of Florence; daughter and son-in-law, Karen Eaddy Burns and Danny Burns of Blythewood; daughter, Robyn Eaddy of Atlantic City, FL; son and daughter-in-law, Robert Jackson (Jay) Eaddy, Jr. and Sherrill Eaddy of Greenwood; stepchildren, Beth Owen McRee (Brad) of Rock Hill and John M. Owen, Jr. (Mary Beth) of Richmond, VA; 13 grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. Please visit the American Memorial for information and to help celebrate the life of Mr. Eaddy at

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