Dwight “Ed” Lee Eddington, Sr., 84, of Swansea, IL, born Friday, January 14, 1938, in Macomb, IL, passed away Sunday, April 24, 2022, at Memorial Hospital East in Shiloh, IL.
Ed worked as a technician for the State of IL Dept of Conservation. He was a member of the American Legion Astoria and Ipava, IL. He was an avid outdoorsman, hunter, trapper, coin collector, bird watcher and photography. Ed served in the United States Air Force as a fireman during the Vietnam War.
He was preceded in death by his:
- Wife, Linda, nee Workman, Eddington
- Daughter, Carol Butler
- Parents, Clarence and Clara, nee Bozard, Danner
- Sister Eva Pollock.
Surviving are his:
- 4 Children:
- Max (Margie) Stoops of Albuquerque, NM
- Charles Stoops of Littleton, IL
- Dwight (Sandy) Eddington of Cuba, IL
- Jerri (David) Tippey of Belleville, IL
- Mandy (Kyle) Phipps
- Billy Butler
- Linda Butler
- Dwight Butler
- Chuck (Kara) Butler
- Chuck Stoops
- Lacie Ball
- Brittany Eddington
- Jacob Eddington
- Daniel (Olivia) Tippey
- Several great-grandchildren
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the American Legion Of Astoria Ill.
A celebration of life will be at a latter date
Dear Mandy, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
I’m so sorry for your loss. He was a great guy. Praying for all of you 🙏 ❤ 🙏
So very sorry for your loss.