William Laban Eddy
|Posted 2019-03-06 by mhenderson|
|Published in Today's News-Herald on Mar. 6, 2019 -|
Lake Havasu City, Arizona -
William "Bill" Laban Eddy passed away at the age of 92 on Feb. 16,
2019 in Lake Havasu City. He was born on Aug. 20, 1926 in Dalton,
Bill proudly served his country and was a decorated World War II
veteran of the United States Army. After the war, he worked as a
contractor and ran his own carpentry construction business. He built
homes all over the Midwest and some western states, including
Nebraska, Kansas, Colorado, Wyoming, and Arizona. He married his true
love, Caroline, on Oct. 2, 1947 in San Diego. They shared 67 years of
adventure and unconditional love before Caroline passed away in
January 2014. They lived in Kauai, Hawaii, Dalton, Nebraska, and Lake
Havasu City. Bill preferred the mild winters of Lake Havasu. He
enjoyed card playing, bingo, music and writing poetry. He was a member
of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Bill is preceded in death by his wife; Caroline Eddy, parents; Ralph
and Grace Eddy, son; William "Billy" Eddy, brother; Caleb Eddy, son-
in-law; Chris Jacobus, and great-grandson; Davis Dye.
He is survived by his sons; James (Nancy), Ralph, and Ernest (LeAnn)
Eddy, daughters; Susan (Monte) Young, Patricia Jacobus, Mary (Bob)
Loutzenhiser, Grace (Larry) Barnes, and Monica (Dan) Eddy, numerous
grandchildren and great-grandchildren, as well as several great-great-
Services were entrusted to the care of Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home.
Thoughts and condolences can be sent to the family at www.lietz-
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