Edgar “Eddy” DeCoursey, 59, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday April 1, 2015 at his residence following an extended illness.
Born August 2, 1955 and raised in Hindman, Kentucky, he had been a resident of Dawsonville for the past 30 years. A member of Bethel Baptist Church and Etowah Lodge #222 F&AM, he worked for a number of years as a building inspector for Dawson County. Affectionately known as “Fast Eddy”, he was a loving husband, son, father, grandfather, an avid outdoorsman and Kentucky Wildcats fan. He is preceded in death by his mother, Patricia DeCoursey and brother-in-law, Keith Evans.
Surviving are his wife of 20 years, Angela DeCoursey, Dawsonville; father, Edd DeCoursey, Hindman, KY; son and daughter-in-law, Jade (Ashley)Teague, Hazard, KY; sister, Ginger Combs, Hindman, KY; nieces, Haylee Combs(Jeremy Gist), Pikeville, KY, Rocksy (Rick) Smith, Dawsonville; uncle and aunt, Rufus and Faye Moss, Townville, SC; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Cleve and Mildred Evans, Dawsonville; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Cheryl and Rocky Hughes, Dawsonville; grandchildren, Macyn Teague, Colton Teague, Kaylee Gist, Rori Smith; special friends, Larry and Louise Smith, Dawsonville; a number of other relatives.
Memorial services will be held Saturday April 11, 2015 at 2 o’clock at Bethel Baptist Church. Rev. Stephen Davis, Rev. Jason Hamby, and Rev. Leonard W. Ridings will officiate.
The family will receive friends Friday April 10, 2015 from 4 until 8 at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Etowah Masonic Lodge #222 F&AM, P.O. Box 1702, Dawsonville, GA 30534.
Condolences may be expressed at www.beardenfuneralhome.com.
Bearden Funeral Home, Dawsonville, GA