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Donald Wayne "Lightening" Eddings

June 11, 1953 — January 18, 2021

Donald Wayne “Lightening” Eddings, 67, of Tiptonville, died Monday, January 18, 2021 at his residence. Born June 11, 1953, he is the son of the late Deroy and Jessie Lou Hunt Eddings. He was a retired farmer.

Memorial services will 1:00 pm, Saturday, January 30, 2021 at Curry Funeral Home Ridgely Chapel officiated by Pastor Chuck Nash.

He is survived by three sisters, Annie Neace of Dyersburg, Karon Burns of Ridgely, Joyce Jean Cross of Covington; his cousin, Roger Lunsford (Betty) of Humboldt; and one grandson

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Robert Slaughter; three sisters, Sharon Bell, Betty Ann Hunt, Mary Lou Hunt and one brother, Allen Ray Staggs.

Cremation services are under the direction of Curry Funeral Home. We are privileged and honored to serve the Eddings family. You may share your condolences and your memories with the family at


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Service Schedule

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Saturday, January 30, 2021

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Curry Funeral Home - Ridgely

80 Gratio Rd, Ridgely, TN 38080

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