Rev. Dr. John Paul Eddy


Relationship to conference: Retired elder

Date of death: Dec. 6, 2022 at age 90

Arrangements: A memorial service was held on Jan. 7 at First UMC in Denton, Texas.

Appointment information: Rev. Eddy was ordained as a deacon in 1957 and as an elder in 1960. He served in Mankato (Centenary UMC) before serving as co-director at the Wesley Foundation at Mankato State University and as a professor at universities across the country. He retired in 1979.

Rev. Eddy is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Ann (Betty) Eddy; children, Mark, Merri, Matthew, and Michael; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Messages of condolence can be sent to Betty Eddy, 2500 Hinkle Dr., Apt 44, Denton, TX 76201

Memorials are preferred to The Salvation Army, VNA Hospice, United Methodist Missions, or Heifer International Tree Planting.

An obituary was published on Jan. 2 in the Denton Record-Chronicle.

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