Truman Dale Eddy, 84, of Bethalto, passed away at 11:20 a.m. Friday, Jan. 15, 2016, at his home.
He was born on Nov. 18, 1931, in White Hall, the son of Gus and Helen (Printy) Eddy.
He married Robbie L. Wynn on Feb. 2, 1952, in Pocahontas, Ark. She preceded him in death on Nov. 20, 1988.
Truman was a machine operator/furnace operator at Laclede Steel for 38 years, until his retirement in 1989. He formerly served on the Bethalto Volunteer Fire Department and the Bethalto Homecoming Committee. He enjoyed watching westerns on TV, fishing, hunting and most of all spending time with his family and friends.
He is survived by three children and their spouses, Robert Eddy, Debra Eddy, and Mike and Ranita Eddy, all of Bethalto; seven grandchildren, Greg Wright, Brad (Tina) Wright, Jonny (Cassie) Wright, Megan (Justin) Stewart, JoAnna (Mike) Haston, Michael (Jessica) Eddy and Kayla Eddy; 10 great-grandchildren; his siblings, Pearle Eddy, Judy Northcutt, and Faith and John Dellinger, all of White Hall; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, four brothers, Everett Eddy, Gene Eddy, Preston Eddy and Billy Eddy; and a sister, Mayme Davis.
A memorial visitation will from 11 a.m. until services at noon Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016, at Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto with Pastor Joe Frymier.
Memorials may be made to the Bethalto Fire Department or Ivy Heights Church of God.
Online condolences and guestbook may be found at www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com.