Obituary for Edd Jackson Gaddy, Jr. of Cameron

Edd Jackson Gaddy, Jr., age 83, of Cameron went to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, December 1, 2021.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, December 4, 2021 from 1:00 until 2:00 p.m. at Cox Memorial Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Johnson Grove Cemetery with Pastor Jared McNeill officiating.

Edd was born in Lee County on November 20, 1938 to the late Flora McDonald Gaddy and Edd J. Gaddy of Cameron. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his sister, Eleanor Rae Gaddy Speas.

Edd was a graduate of Cameron High School class of 1958. He was employed many years with Blue Bell, Lady Wrangler and Four Seasons Apparel in Sanford. He was a faithful member of Cameron Baptist Church where he served as a deacon. Edd loved the outdoor life, beach trips to Carteret County and projects inside and outside the home but especially loved the Lord and his family. We will miss him and always love his courage to carry on.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Martha Buchanan Gaddy; sons, Don Gaddy (Tammy) of Cameron, Glenn Gaddy (Crystal) also of Cameron; daughter, Amanda Gaddy Womack (Keith) of Sanford. He was “Loving” Papa to eight grandchildren, Mallory, Nathan, Riley, Garret, Sawyer, Hannah, Mia and Jon-Michael.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Cameron Baptist Church in Memory of Edd Gaddy to the Lottie Moon Offering, 593 Carthage St, Cameron NC 28326.

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The family has entrusted services to Cox Memorial Funeral Home & Crematory in Vass.

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