Funeral service for Mr. Calvin Lloyd Eads, age 82, will be conducted Saturday January 20, 2018 at 2 PM at Higgins Funeral Home, with Eric Reynolds officiating and Jeff Mathis providing memorial. Burial will follow In Higgins Cedar Hills Memorial Gardens. Mr. Eads passed away January 16, 2018 at his residence.
Mr. Eads was a resident of Lincoln County for 48 years. He was born and raised in Bradley County, Tennessee to the late Charles and Mary Abigail Moore Eads. Lloyd was a veteran of the Navy, and a retired electric supervisor for Chrysler in Huntsville, Alabama. Mr. Eads was a member of the Civitan Club and enjoyed helping with the Special Olympics in Lincoln County. Lloyd and his wife Rosa Lee were members of the South Fayetteville Church of Christ.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years Rosa Lee Ruppe Eads, daughter Deborah (Wayne) McDonald, son Calvin (Cyndi) Eads, grandchildren Carly and Chloe Eads, Seth (Megan) McDonald, Kyle (Kayla) McDonald, Leah (Dathan) Rader, Mara (Evan) Shields, great grandchildren, Kora, Kayson, and Kolter McDonald, Mack and Lora Kate Shields, Levi and Judah McDonald, brothers John Floyd (Faye) Eads, Raymond Eads, sister Mildred (J. T. ) Williams, and sister in-law Iva Lee Eads. Mr. Eads was preceded in death by his brother Charles Eads.
Visitation with the family will be Saturday January 20, 2018 from 12 PM until time of service at 2 PM at Higgins Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Special Olympics, c/o Bill Daniel, 7 East Prospect Road, Fayetteville, TN 37334.