US Marine Corps

Lee Kent Eggers

January 18, 1935 ~ June 24, 2020 (age 85)


Lee K. Eggers, 85, of Sneads Ferry, NC, passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2020.

Born on January 18, 1935 in Toledo, IL, he was a son of the late Chester and Eunice Titus Eggers.  He retired from the USMC after 24 years of service having obtained the rank of Captain.  Lee was a dedicated and devoted charter member and Elder of Sneads Ferry Presbyterian Church.  In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Myrtle Wetmore Eggers; a daughter, Kathryn A. Kennealy; a step-son, Henry Crowson; and a sister, Mary Tinsman.

He is survived by a son, Steven K. Eggers of Northport, NY; a step-son, Ronald Crowson of Raleigh, NC; four step-daughters, Anne Beard of Danville, VA, Susan Kelley of Apex, NC, Mary Kathryn Anderson of Colorado, Bonnie Dodson of Bartow, FL; a sister, Dolores Schoot of Toledo, IL; a brother, Ronald H. Eggers of Merritt Island, FL; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, step-brothers and step-sisters.

A memorial service will be held at 1 pm on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 in the chapel of Jones Funeral Home, Jacksonville, with Reverend Bill Young officiating.  The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the funeral home.  A private committal service, with military honors, will be held at Coastal Carolina State Veterans Cemetery. A later Celebration of Life will be held near his birthday in January at Sneads Ferry Presbyterian Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association; 3131 RDU Center Drive, Suite 100; Morrisville, NC 27560 or to the Sneads Ferry Presbyterian Church Building Fund; PO Box 759; Sneads Ferry, NC 28460.

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Memorial Service
June 30, 2020

1:00 PM
Jones Funeral Home - Jacksonville
303 Chaney Avenue
Jacksonville, NC 28540

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