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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

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