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-Eddie Gene Washington-

Eddie Gene Washington, age 77, of Camdenton, Missouri, passed away Friday, November 16, 2012, at Lake Regional Health System in Osage Beach, Missouri.  A memorial service was held on Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 3 p.m. at the Harper Chapel United Methodist Church in Osage Beach, Missouri.

Eddie was born August 7, 1935, in Palmac, Texas, the son of Norman and Gussie Mae (Jimeson) Washington.

Eddie was united in marriage March 3, 1978, to Janet Marie Greene in Las Vegas, Nevada, and together they shared the past 34 years of marriage until his death.

Eddie graduated in the class of 1952 from George Washington Carver High School in Austin, Texas.  He attended Huston-Tillison College in Austin, Texas.  He then joined the United State Army where he served in the Special Forces and Army Band, stationed in Germany, during the Korean War.  Eddie worked for Tan-Tar-A Resort and was owner/operator of Final Touch Carpet and Mid-Missouri Liquidators until his retirement.  Eddie enjoyed music, and the Lake of the Ozarks.

Eddie is survived by his loving wife, Janet of the home; their son, Jason Washington and wife, Jeannette of St. Louis, Missouri; two daughters, Wanda Pleasant and husband, Donald of Pflugerville, Texas, and Joanne Washington of Pflugerville, Texas; one brother, Lawrence Washington of Lewis, Delaware; two sisters, Gwendolyn Parish of Los Angeles, California and Janice Marie Evans of Dallas, Texas; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren along with several other relatives and friends.

Eddie was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Percy Walker and Norman Washington, Jr.; and two sisters, Dossie Mae Blair and Elyine Young.

Memorials and cards may be sent to:  Jan Washington, 1793 Bear Paw Rd, Camdenton, Missouri 65020.

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