Charles A. Eidson, 81, of Clayton, died at 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at the Golden Good Shepherd Home.
Born February 8, 1939, in Clayton, Charles was a son of Nathan and Annie Mixer Eidson. He married Marilyn H. Baird on December 31, 1957, at the Augusta Christian Church. She survives.
Charles was a 1957 graduate of Central High School. He farmed in the Clayton area all of his life and had also been employed at DOT Foods in Mt. Sterling for 13 years.
He was a member of the Liberty Christian Church and had served in the US Army Reserves.
Survivors in addition to his wife are their children, Brenda (Jeff) Roberts, Macon, MO, Barry Eidson, Payson, Brian (Marilyn) Eidson, Clayton, Bruce (JoAnna) Eidson, Macomb, and Betty (Russ) Cobb, California, MO.; 18 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; his brother, Herbert (Theresa) Eidson, Clayton; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Melvin Eidson.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Sunday at the Liberty Christian Church by Pastor Terry Henry. Burial with military honors will follow at South Side Cemetery, Clayton. Please bring a mask if you wish to attend and adhere to all social distancing guidelines.
Visitation will be held Sunday from 1:00 p.m. until the time of services at the Liberty Christian Church. Please bring a mask if you wish to attend and adhere to all social distancing guidelines.
Memorial contributions may be made to Central Christian College of the Bible or the LaMoine Christian Camp.
Online condolences may be left at www.hamiltonfuneralhomes.net.
The Hamilton Funeral Home in Clayton is handling the arrangements.
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