Obituary Annoucement
A listing of our funeral home's most recent obituaries.

Roger Dale Irvin, Sr.

Born: 
July 2, 1949
Died: 
July 18, 2016
Services: 
Funeral Service 10:00 A.M., Friday, July 22, 2016 at the Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home
Services: 
Visitation from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M., Thursday at the funeral home
Roger Dale Irvin, Sr., 67, of Peru, passed away at 1:50 P.M., Monday, July 18, 2016 at Marion General Hospital, Marion, IN. He was born in Kenvir, KY on July 2, 1949 the son of Shelby and Louisa White Irvin. Roger was a 1967 graduate of Evarts High School in Harlan, KY and a retired Square D employee. He was a US Army Veteran and served 3 tours of duty in Viet Nam in the 1960’s. He was a combat engineer and a training NCO in Jungle Warfare Training.

Billy W. Atkinson

Born: 
December 1, 1936
Died: 
July 10, 2016
Services: 
Visitation from 9:00 to 11:00 A.M., Thursday, July 14, 2016 at the Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home
Services: 
Funeral Service 11:00 A.M., Thursday at the funeral home
Billy W. Atkinson, 79, of Peru, passed away at 7:28 A.M., Sunday, July 10, 2016 at his son, David’s home in Peru. He was born in New Castle, IN on December 1, 1936 the son of Hubert and Dorothy Atkinson. Billy married to Carolyn S. Finnegan in Peru on December 22, 1973 and she preceded him in death on June 25, 2013. Billy was a 1954 graduate of New Lisbon High School and has been inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame at New Lisbon High School. He was a US Air Force Veteran and was employed by Chrysler Corp.

Jack M. Hart

Born: 
December 25, 1931
Died: 
July 8, 2016
Services: 
A service celebrating the life of Jack M. Hart will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at the Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home, 84 W. Main Street, Peru, IN with Rev. J. Robert Clark officiating.
Services: 
Family and friends will gather from 5:00-8:00 PM, Tuesday at the Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home.
Jack M. Hart, 84, formerly of Peru, passed away at 3:05 PM, Friday, July 8, 2016 at Tipton Place, Huntington, IN. He was born in Champaign, IL on December 25, 1931 the son of Jess M. and Estella Davis Hart. Jack married Margaret (Maggie) Edmond at the Parkview United Methodist Church in Peru on March 10, 1978 and she preceded him in death on July 25, 2010. Upon graduation from the Purdue University School of Agriculture in 1954, Jack was commissioned to 2nd LT in the United States Army and spent the next two years on active duty.

Max Edwin Waters

Born: 
December 16, 1913
Died: 
June 30, 2016
Services: 
Funeral Service 11:00 AM, Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at McGrawsville United Methodist Church
Services: 
Family and friends will gather from 4:00-7:00 PM, Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home
Max Edwin Waters, 102, of Peru, passed away, Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 11:15 AM at Millers Merry Manor in Peru. He was born in Miami County on December 16, 1913, the son of Harvey H. and Zella Herrell Waters. Max married Dorothea Overman on February 17, 1935 and she preceded him in death on July 2, 1983. He then married Edna Ramer Fewell on June 16, 1984 and she preceded him in death on October 23, 2003. Max has been an active member of the McGrawsville UMC since 1935 and went to Israel with his church family in 1976.

Robert L. "Bobby" Shively

Born: 
April 5, 1957
Died: 
June 27, 2016
Services: 
Funeral Service 2:00 P.M., Friday, July 1, 2016 at the Laird-Eddy Funeral Home
Services: 
Visitation from 11:00 A.M. till 2:00 P.M., Friday at the funeral home.
Robert L. Shively, 59, of Marion, IN, passed away at 6:58 P.M., Monday, June 27, 2016 at Marion General Hospital. He was born in Kokomo, IN on April 5, 1957 the son of Cleo and Betty Gibson Shively. Bobby is survived by his parents, Betty and Cleo Shively of Marion, his children Bobby Allan Yarbrough of OK, Ashley Shively of MO, Kyle Yarbrough of Marion and Jessica Shively of MO; sisters Karen McMurray of Marion, Linda Webster and her husband Randy of Fairmount and Tracie Kelley and her husband Gary of Amboy and 7 grandchildren.

Jerry E. Moore

Born: 
November 30, 1943
Died: 
June 22, 2016
Services: 
Funeral Service 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at Ever Rest Memorial Park, Logansport
Jerry E. Moore, 72, formerly of Kokomo passed away at 6:30 P.M., Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at Manatee Memorial Hospital, Bradenton. FL. He was born in Kokomo on November 30, 1943 the son of E. Thelbert and Inez Lee Moore. Jerry married Betty M. Cooley on July 16, 1962 and she survives. Surviving in addition to his wife, Betty, is a son, Jeff Moore and his wife Melissa of Peru; grandchildren Braxton Moore, Makenna Moore and Emma Moore and a brother James Robert Moore. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers John and Donald and sisters Betty and Jean.

Edna Wilson

Born: 
May 31, 1931
Died: 
June 16, 2016
Services: 
A service celebrating the life of Edna Wilson will be held at 1:00 PM, Saturday, June 18, 2016 at the Laird-Eddy Funeral Home, 201 N. Main Street, Amboy, IN with Pastor Randy Blankenship officiating. Burial will be in Park Lawn Cemetery, Amboy, IN.
Services: 
Family and friends will gather from 10:00 AM until the time of service Saturday at the Laird-Eddy Funeral Home.
Edna Wilson, 85, Kokomo passed away at 12:53 AM, June 16, 2016. She was born in Clinton, AK on May 31, 1931 the daughter of Leslie and Elza Smith Cunningham. Edna married Harry Wilson on June 30, 1949 and he preceded her in death on December 12, 2006. Edna was a former member of the Assembly of God Kokomo and currently attended the New Life Assembly of God Kokomo. She had worked as a Nursing Assistant at Americana Nursing Home.

Dorothy E. Bullock

Born: 
December 10, 1923
Died: 
June 5, 2016
Services: 
Funeral Service 10:30 A.M., Saturday, June 11, 2016 at the Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home
Services: 
Visitation 4:00 to 8:00 P.M., Friday at the funeral home.
Dorothy Evelyn Bullock, 92, passed away on June 5, 2016 at 10:48 A.M., in her home surrounded by her family. Leaving her dearly loved family, Dorothy peacefully entered her eternal home to meet her Lord. She was born on December 10, 1923 in McClean County, IL, the daughter of Clarence and Mallie Adams. Dorothy was the fourth of seven children and the last surviving child of her family. Dorothy graduated from Ridge High School in Van Wert, Ohio in 1941. Upon graduation she moved to Bunker Hill, IN where she was a telephone operator.

Herbert R. Parsons, Jr.

Born: 
November 28, 1930
Died: 
June 5, 2016
Services: 
Funeral Service 11:00 A.M., Thursday, June 9, 2016 at the Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home
Services: 
Visitation from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. Wednesday at the funeral home
Herbert R. Parsons, Jr., 85, of Peru, passed away at 7:30 A.M., Sunday, June 5, 2016 at his residence. He was born in South Bend, IN on November 28, 1930 the son of H. Ralph Parsons, Sr. and Esther Kurtz Parsons. Herb married Veronica “Bikey” Rothermel on April 9, 1960 and she preceded him in death on August 6, 2007. Herb was a 1948 graduate of Peru High School and received a BS in Business Administration from Indiana University. While a student at IU he was a member of the Sigma Pi Fraternity and participated in the first little 500 bicycle race at IU.

John A Fugate

Born: 
January 18, 1944
Died: 
May 29, 2016
Services: 
A memorial service celebrating the life of John A. Fugate will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, June 3, 2016 at the Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home, 84 W. Main Street, Peru, IN with Rev. Adam Mauman officiating.
John Andrew Fugate, 72 of Peru passed to a better place during the run up to the 100th Indy 500 on May 29, 2016. John was born in Vigo County, IN on January 18, 1944 the son of John A. and Julia Monce Fugate. He was raised in Brazil, IN by his grandparents Clearance and Frances Monce where he had a varied early life in Equestrian pursuits and ¼ midget racing. He was a graduate of Indiana University where he was a member of the Marching 100, and received his Masters Degree in Education at Indiana State University.
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