Alderson-Grover Cleveland Eggleston, Jr., 71, passed away on Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center, Fairlea, following a long illness.
Born Nov. 13, 1944, in Alderson, he was the son of the late Grover Cleveland Eggleston, Sr., and the late Ida J. Bryant Eggleston.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Pauline Eggleston; and four brothers, Carlos Eggleston, Clarence Eggleston, Roscoe Eggleston and Homer Eggleston.
Mr. Eggleston was a truck driver for PepsiCo, Inc., having worked for 20 plus years at Pepsi-Cola Bottling in Alderson. He was a 1965 graduate of Alderson High School, Alderson, and was of the Methodist faith. Mr. Eggleston loved his corvette and he loved to dance, but above all, he loved to spend time with his family, especially afternoons with his grandson, and his grandson’s family.
Survivors include his daughter, Teresa “Angel” Eggleston and fiancé, Michael Brooks of Asbury; brother, Charles Eggleston of Alderson; three sisters, Josephine McClung of White Sulphur Springs, Madeline Cutlip of Alderson and Maxine Sims of Fairlea; grandson, Brian Honaker and fiancée, Jess McMillion of Riverside Rest; two great-granddaughters, Kinley Gray Honaker and Regan Lacy Honaker of Riverside Rest; many nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Paul Parker of Alderson.
Funeral services were held Friday, Aug. 26, at Lobban Funeral Home Chapel, Alderson, where Pastor Jonathan Hunt officiated. Burial was in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Alderson. Friends called at the funeral home Friday, Aug. 26, before the service.
Serving as pallbearers were Brian Honaker, Curtis Cutlip, Ray Cutlip, Paul Parker, Jessie Willis and Chuck Jones.
Donations of sympathy may be made to Lobban Funeral Home, P.O. Box 148, Alderson, WV 24910, to help the family with funeral expenses.