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J Edward Eads

August 19, 1935 ~ June 7, 2020 (age 84)


J Edward Eads, 84, passed away on June 7, 2020.

J Edward was born on August 19, 1935 to Robert Carroll and Susie Eads.  He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force as a helicopter pilot during the Vietnam War.  For 20 years, Mr. Eads honorably served in the Austin Police Department in various capacities, but most notably as a detective specializing in missing persons.  He also participated in the Austin Police Olympics winning many Gold Medals in golf.  Upon retirement from the APD, J Edward and his wife Janie moved to Meadowlakes where he spent many hours on the golf course.

J is preceded in death by his parents, Robert Carroll and Susie Eads.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Jane Eads; children, Christopher Eads (Emily), Melanie Rich (Jerry); stepsons, Keith Mills (Patti) and Scott Mills (Karen); grandchildren, Devin, Peyton, Brittany, Gabrielle, Ethan, Megan, and Alyssa; his former wife, Nawasa Eads.

Arrangements under the care of Jenkins Funeral Home, Burnet, Texas.

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