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“I just found out today of Mr. Tom's passing. I am so sorry for your loss. He was a blessing to all those that knew him. Johnell - I remember when...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Judy George Rouly - Lafayette, LA

“My deepest condolences to the Eddy Family he was an Awesome man and friend ”
2 of 13 | Posted by: Margaret Clements - Friend

“Tommy was such a good friend. The last time we saw him was when he visited my husband Chumley and me in Maud, OK. Tommy, Carmen and I went to OU...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Joan Waldrop - Shawnee, OK

“Loved visiting his , JoNell was my classmate JHS 1967, Sandra Cranche Lopez ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Sandra Cranche Lopez Lopez - LA

“I remember Mr. Tom as part of our Bodin Dr. group. Will always have fond memories of the Eddy's. ”
5 of 13 | Posted by: Daryl Musso - Pearcy, AR

“Aunt Marylyn I wanted to let you and the family know that I was very sorry to hear about uncle Tom. You all are in our hearts and prayers. Sorry I...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Stephen Landry - Sykesville, MD

“Sorry for your loss. I worked with Mr Tom at Cabot Canal plant at the end of his career and he always had a smile whenever you saw him. He was a very...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Brad Lancon - Franklin, LA

“Such a sweet man. I will miss him as a great neighbor. Marlyn I'm so sorry for your loss. Please remember I am here for you when you need. ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: Sandy McClelland - Franklin, LA

“I was a young teenager when I got to stay with you and Aunt Laverne and Louisiana. I'll never forget you teaching me how to cook and eat crabs. I...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Risë Morris - Branson, MO

“Will miss Uncle Tommy he was a wonderful man with the sunniest disposition So very sorry for your loss May God bless and comfort you all in the days...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Kristi Unruh Fisher - Snyder, TX

“We love you very much Uncle Tommy. You are leaving a large void in our small family, You are the last of the Thomas and Evo Eddys Children. Be at...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Pamela Underwood - Moore, OK

“He was my family for such a precious time. A very good man has gone to be with his family that went before. Be healthy now and rest in peace. You...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Jeanelle Lucas - Norman, OK

“Please accept our deepest condolences and prayers to you and your family during this difficult time. May Mr. Tom rest in God's eternal peace and may...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: the staff of Ibert's Mortuary - LA


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Tommy Gerald Eddy, a native of Maud, OK and a longtime resident of Franklin, passed away at the age of 88 on March 6, 2018, at his home with his family at his side.

Tom was born on February 11, 1930, one of six children and only son of the late Thomas Jefferson Eddy and the late Avo Longley Eddy. Tom was a wonderful husband and father, as well as a simple, caring, and generous man. He was always willing to help those in need and was always teaching life lessons to his family. He had a talent for woodworking, gardening, and fixing things. He was a veteran of the United States Army having served during the Korean War. A Geologist by profession, in 1962 Tom began a successful career with Cabot at the Machinery Division Laboratory and transferred to the Pampa Technical Service a year later. In 1966 he transferred again, this time to Louisiana at the Canal Plant, where he worked as Laboratory Supervisor and was promoted one year later to Laboratory Superintendent. He retired on March 1, 1995 after 32 years of dedicated service. He will be deeply missed.

Those he leaves to cherish his memory include his wife of 43 years, Meryln Landry Eddy; his children, Andrea Eddy Upshaw and her husband Greg, Craig Barrilleaux and his wife Becky, Kirk Barrilleaux and his wife Adella; Cyndi Hebert and her husband Dwayne, Kathryn Barrilleaux, Karen Aucoin and her husband Jody, and JoNell Lynd; grandchildren, Avery Elizabeth Upshaw, Karli Jane Upshaw, Keely Theriot, Kristen Wagnon, Jenny Clements, Michelle Barrilleaux, Ethan Barrilleaux, Luke Gibson, Ashlee LeBlanc, Alex Aucoin, Phillip Brown, Paul Brown, Sara Lynd, and Melissa Phifer; ten great grandchildren, Alexa Theriot, Camille Theriot, Kamryn Theriot, Payton Wagnon, Brennan Clements, Ella Clements, Lily Clements, Demi Dion, Aubree LeBlanc and Easton LeBlanc.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his five sisters, Norvelle, Margaret, Dean, Wilma and Wanda; daughter, Annette Brown; and great grandson, Cohen LeBlanc.

A gathering of family and friends will be held at Ibert's Mortuary in Franklin on Thursday, March 8, beginning at 10:00 a.m., with funeral services at 11:00 a.m. Following he will be laid to rest in Beau Pré Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Greg Upshaw, Kirk Barrilleaux, Craig Barrilleaux, Jody Aucoin, Dwayne Hebert, Ethan Barrilleaux, Alex Aucoin, and Luke Gibson.

The family would like to thank Dr. Stephen McPherson and staff, Journey Hospice, and especially his caregivers, Sloan, Delores, Sarah, Tina, and Debbie, for taking care of Tom in his final days. They would also like to thank Dr. Bill and Elaine Karam, Sandy McClelland, Casey and Tammy Cunningham for the many acts of kindness.

Family and friends may view the obituary and express their condolences online by visiting www.iberts.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert's Mortuary, Inc., 1007 Main Street, Franklin, LA 70538, (337) 828-5426.