George Richard “Ricky” Eades, 78, of Hinton went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at his home following a long illness.
Born December 29, 1941 at Hinton he was a son of the late George Richard Eades Sr. and Clarabelle Meadows Eades.
Ricky attended Riverview Chapel. He was a U.S. Army Veteran and had served as a military police officer and the Army Honor Guard. Ricky was a self-employed businessman and a former Hinton City Councilman, the youngest member ever elected to the city council at that time. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, cooking and was an avid WVU sports fan. Ricky was a generous, compassionate person who cared for many.
Those left to cherish his memory include his loving and faithful wife of 52 years, Edna Moten Eades at home; one son, Richard Wilson Eades at home; one sister, Rebecca “Becky” Eades Hess and husband Ted of Wheeling and numerous cousins and family members whom he loved dearly.
Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M. Monday, December 7, 2020 at Riverview Chapel with Pastor Scott Ross officiating. Burial will follow in the Hilltop Cemetery near Hinton. Friends may call from 10:00 A.M. until time of services Monday at the church. Pallbearers will be Junior Ball, Jack Adkins, Garry and Jerry Wheeler, Joe Blankenship and Walter Gillen. Honorary pallbearers: Jim Price and Mike Brandon. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Riverview Chapel, 1518 Summers St. Hinton, WV 25951.