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Beam Funeral Service & Crematory
Friday January 7th, 2022
1:00pm - 3:00pm

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Funeral Service

Beam Funeral Service & Crematory
Friday January 7th, 2022
3:00pm

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Eddie Ray Epley

Eddie Ray Epley, 64, of Marion, passed away Monday January 3, 2022 at Hospice of the Carolina Foothills in Forest City, North Carolina.


Eddie was born in Rutherford County, North Carolina on October 8, 1957 to the late Lellon Epley and Wilma Jarrett Epley. He was a member of Nebo First Baptist Church. Eddie was also a member of The Mcdowell Amature Radio Club. He retired with over thirty years of service to The McDowell County Emergency Medical Services. Eddie enjoyed the outdoors, especially camping, boating and family picnics. He was also known as a great cook.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by two brothers, Dennis Epley and Johnny Epley.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife Patricia Gibson Epley; son, Mike Gibson (Wendy): two brothers Ronald Epley (Sandra) and Archie Epley (Pam); four grandchildren, Kali Gibson, Grant Helms (Brittany), Mackinzie Phillips and Hayden Barrier and five great grandchildren.

A funeral service will be conducted at 3:00 p.m., Friday, January 7, 2022 at the Chapel of Beams Funeral Service in Marion with The Rev. Doug Worley officiating.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. prior to the service, at the funeral home.


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Mark Byrd Jan 14 2022 5:35 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Eddie Epley

Danny and Donna Nichols Jan 11 2022 10:35 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Eddie Epley

Teresa Eisenbraun Jan 11 2022 10:12 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Eddie Epley

Mika Elliott Jan 8 2022 9:44 PM

Pat and Mike we are so sorry for your loss. Eddie was a friend of ours for many years , Eddie and David always had tales to talk about. He was always their for our family in good times as well as bad , always willing to help us. He will be missed may he Rest In Peace.

David & Judy Shelton Jan 7 2022 5:33 PM

He really enjoyed his work. It didn't pay much but it was rich in rewards. He was a pro and had so much skill, knew all the tricks and had a abundance of knowledge. I enjoyed the video- I spotted my mom in a few pictures. I'm sorry for your loss- praying comfort to all who loved him .

Kelly Silver Jan 7 2022 4:31 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Eddie Epley

Marilyn West and Donns Jan 7 2022 2:40 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Eddie Epley

Mary Jarrett Godwin Jan 7 2022 1:26 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Eddie Epley

Hank & Denise Taylor Jan 7 2022 1:14 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Eddie Epley

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