George Henry Eldridge Sr., 80, of Piedmont, MO, passed away Saturday, July 31, 2021, at Poplar Bluff Regional Hospital, Poplar Bluff, MO. He was born in St. Louis, MO, January 1, 1941, to parents Nay and Effie (Reed) Eldridge.
George was a loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend. He married and had two daughters, Edna Simmons and Tina Henson, and later divorced. He later had three sons, George Eldridge Jr., David Eldridge, and Joseph Eldridge. George cherished the time spent with his family, friends, fishing, camping, cooking, and watching oldies.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his stepfather: Joseph Darden Eldridge, and daughter: Edna (Eldridge) Simmons.
George is survived by his children: Tina Henson and husband Richard, George Eldridge Jr., David Eldridge, and Joseph Eldridge all of Piedmont. Nine grandchildren, and eighteen great-grandchildren. George will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
Visitation will be held at 10:00 am, Friday, August 6, 2021, at Ruegg Funeral Home, Piedmont Chapel. Funeral service will follow at 11:00 am, also in the Piedmont Chapel. Burial will be in Mt. View cemetery, Des Arc. Online condolences can be made at www.rueggfuneralhomes.com
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