Herbert Lee Eddins, 87, of Rolesville died Wednesday morning April 15, 2015 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Wake County to the late Lee Roy Eddins and Beulah Winston Eddins. Being quite the businessman, Herbert owned and operated many successful businesses along with working at Burlington Industries. He was proud to become a Licensed auctioneer which led to him opening Rolesville Flea Market where he made friends from all over the world. Herbert never met a stranger, loved to tell stories and was quite the “wheeler-dealer”. Rolesville will never be the same without him!
Funeral services will be held at 11 o’clock Friday morning April 17, 2015 at Wake Cross Roads Baptist Church with Rev. J. Marshall Neathery and Rev. Dr. Bill Bowyer officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Mr. Eddins is survived by his son, Rick Eddins and wife Sherry of Raleigh; sisters, Lillian Perry of Wendell, LaRue Mills of Fuquay-Varina; grandchildren, Kevin Eddins and wife Jessica, Jennifer Fagin and husband Patrick; great-grandchildren, Audrey Fagin, Clark Fagin, Jackson Eddins all of Wake Forest; and by his special friend, Margie Jones of Raleigh.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Flonnie Young Eddins and his brothers, Mack, George, and Bob.
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Friends may visit with the family from 9:30-10:45 AM prior to the service at the church.
Flowers are accepted or memorial contributions may be made to the Wake Cross Roads Baptist Church Building Fund 3329 Forestville Road Raleigh, NC 27616.
A service of Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 405 South Main Street, Wake Forest, NC 27587. (919-556-5811)