Michael Dean Eddy

February 24, 1958 - June 7, 2022

Michael Dean Eddy

Michael Dean Eddy, age 64, of Webb City, passed away on Tuesday, June 7, 2022 at Freeman West Hospital in Joplin with family and friends by his side.

Michael, son of Paul Dean and Shirley (Edson) Eddy, was born on February 24, 1958 in Kansas City. He graduated from Carl Junction High School with the Class of 1976 and then went on to obtain a bachelor’s degree in education from Missouri Southern State University and his masters degree in science from Pittsburg State University.  Shortly after graduation, he married his long-time girlfriend, Anita Ozbun.  Together they celebrated 40 years of marriage in May.  Michael worked with Shelter Insurance for over 35 years and enjoyed working on his farm and raising cattle.   He was an avid sports enthusiast.  He participated in and coached many sports including tennis, golf and soccer.  He also enjoyed hunting with his friends and family.  He enjoyed music and listening to live and local bands in the area.  He was a devoted family man and loved spending time with his family.

Survivors include his wife, Anita Eddy, of Webb City; sons, David Eddy, and his wife, Christy, of Prosper, TX, and Nathan Eddy, and his wife, Caitlin, of Joplin; his mother, Shirley Eddy, of Joplin; brother, Mitch Eddy, and his wife, Sharell, of Oronogo; grandchildren, Elly, Hallie, and Carter; and several nieces and nephews.  Michael was preceded in death by his father, Paul Eddy.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 10, 2022 at 10:00 AM at the Christ Church of Oronogo in the Student Ministry East building, with ministers Scott Boudreaux and Shawn DeGraff officiating.  Burial will follow at the Carl Junction Cemetery with Kevin Beatty, Scott Graham, Jeff Burgess, Jerry Pope, David Richardson, and George Wardlow, serving as Pallbearers.  The family will receive friends for a time of visitation on Thursday, June 9th from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the Christ Church of Oronogo in the Student Ministry North building.  Memorial contributions may be made to Mercy Foundation or to Christ Church of Oronogo, Right Here Right Now fund in memory of Michael and may be entrusted to the mortuary.