Jack Edward Richmond

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Jack Edward "Eddie" Richmond, 68, of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Eddie was born in Knoxville, and was the son of the late Clarence and Christine G. Richmond. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Lewisburg. Eddie was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and a cherished friend to all those who knew him. He was a champion fisherman, an accomplished golfer, and a retired homebuilder.

Eddie is survived by his loving wife, Patty Blalock Richmond; two daughters, Sonja (Richard) Bock and Angela (Ken) Lett, both of Knoxville; two sons, Kris (Kara) Blalock of Franklin and Tyler (Lauren) Blalock of Brentwood; eight grandchildren, Lauren Bock, Amanda Bock, Megan Lett, Marley Lett, Mason Lett, Drew Blalock, Kannon Blalock, and Turner Blalock; one brother, Larry (Brenda) Richmond of Allen, Texas, and a host of friends.

A Celebration of Life was held Sunday, Dec. 28, at Saddle Creek Golf Course's clubhouse.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to either Arthritis National Research Foundation, 200 Oceangate, Suite 830, Long Beach, CA 90802, or The First Tee, 425 South Legacy Trail, St. Augustine, FL 32092.

Bills-McGaugh Crematory was in charge and condolences of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.billsmcgaugh.com.