Eddie graduated from Cabool High School in 1959 and then attended the University of Missouri. He was an avid Cardinals fan and carried a pocket radio to catch all the games; he preferred listening to the games because that is the way his dad “Peanut” always followed the Cardinals.
His sisters are remembering him as he was in his youth, always the smartest kid in the room, creative, talented and mischievous; they have fond memories of his “made up” games and fun neighborhood ball games. Classmates remember many “concerts” in his parents’ basement when he entertained everyone with his piano playing; boy, he could make those ivories sing.
Charles “Eddie” is survived by his sisters, Patti Suarez (Peter) of Scottsdale, Arizona, and Vicki Woods (James) of Cabool, Missouri; niece, Victoria Woods Bade (Don) of Vienna, Missouri; nephew, Jeff Woods (Nicki) of Rogersville, Missouri; three great-nephews, Chaney and Davis Beltz and Colton Woods, and one great-niece, Kyra Woods. He will be missed by his caregivers at Lebanon North Care Center and his family and friends.
No services are planned at this time. Inurnment will be at a later date in Cabool Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family requests that contributions be made to the Cabool Alumni Scholarship Fund in his name to establish a scholarship in his memory c/o the funeral home or c/o Missy Dotson at Peoples Community Bank, P.O. Box 800, Cabool, MO 65689. Arrangements were under the direction of Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home of Cabool.
Online condolences may be made at www.egcfuneralhome.com.