Clyde James Eggers, Jr (2018-10-22 15:40:11)

Clyde James Eggers, Jr. age 84, of Dutch Creek Road, Banner Elk, passed away Friday, October 19, 2018 at his home.

Born October 25, 1933 in Bedford County, Virginia, he was a son of Clyde James, Sr. and Dollie Blanche Townsend Eggers. Junior was a veteran of the US Army and served during the Korean Conflict.
Mr. Eggers loved his family beyond measure. He enjoyed trout fishing, but his favorite past time was hiking the woods hunting ginseng. Junior and his friend Berlin Calloway loved to travel the neighboring counties searching for junk to resell and shopping flea markets looking for just the right bargain.

He is survived by his wife, Lenda Miller Eggers; daughters, Anita Eggers of Lexington and Lorene Townsend and husband, Charles, of Banner Elk; brother, Denver Eggers and wife, Faye, of Marion; grandchildren, Brandon Pennell and wife, Angela, of Asheville, Mark Pennell of Lexington, Charlie Townsend and wife, Melissa and Travis Townsend and wife, Kayla, all of Banner Elk; great-grandchildren, Madisyn Ballard and Kinsley Pennell, both of Asheville, Lane, Eli, Nathaniel, Rayne and Reece Townsend, all of Banner Elk; nephews, D. L., Dexter, Steve and Tracy Eggers; niece, Evelyn Main; and many friends and loved ones.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Hoover Eggers and sister-in-law, Mary Eggers.

Funeral services for Junior Eggers, will be conducted Monday afternoon, October 22, 2018 at 3 oclock at Clarks Creek Baptist Church, officiated by Pastor David Lunceford and Rev. Mike Townsend. The family will receive friends Monday afternoon from 1:30 until 3 oclock, prior to services, at the church. Military graveside Honors provided by the American Legion Post 130 and the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 90, will follow in the Clarks Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.

Flowers are appreciated or the family suggests memorials to Medi Home Health & Hospice, 400 Shadowline Drive, Suite 102, Boone, NC 28607.

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Austin & Barnes Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Eggers family.