Eddie Dean Houey

photo_003149_335675_1_19p1.preview_20160907.jpgxEddie Dean Houey, 59, of 450 East Junior High Road, entered eternal rest on Monday, September 5, 2016, in his home.

Husband of Alberta Proctor Houey, he was born in Gaffney and was a son of Mae Hester McGill Houey and the late James Howard Houey.

Eddie was a member of Concord Baptist Church where he served as a member of the All Male Chorus, Audio Ministry, and van driver. He was a retired employee of Nestle Company.

In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by a son, Eddie Monta Houey (Thomasina) of Gaffney; Latrice Dawkins (Courtenay) of Gaffney, reared in the home; three grandchildren, Devonte Houey, and Ahmon Houey of Gaffney, Teric Houey of Spartanburg; two sisters, Mary Houey, Amanda Guerrero (Pablo) of Gaffney; four brothers, Spencer Leach (Andrea), Howard Houey (Debra), Thomas Houey (Denise), and Douglas Houey, all of Gaffney; sisters-in-law, Mary Hopper of St. Paul, Minn., Audrey Watkins of Gaffney; brother-in-law, Joe Proctor (Angela) of Columbus, Ga.; a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be Thursday, 2 p.m., in Concord Baptist Church with Dr. Michael A. Bridges officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. He will be in state in the church Thursday at 1 p.m.

The Gilmore Mortuary

Published in The Gaffney Ledger on Sept. 7, 2016