Eddie Gene Atwell, age 55 of Ridgeway, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 2, 2014.
Born in Bartley, WV, April 29, 1958, he was a son of the late Allen James Atwell and Clydie Pauline McLaughlin Atwell. Also preceding him in death were sisters, Helen and Sharon Atwell, and brothers, Billy and Walter Atwell.
Eddie retired from Nationwide Homes with 26 years service and was of the Baptist faith. He was co-owner of Atwell Racing #58, LMS, loved country music and was an avid photographer.
Surviving are four sisters, Margie Wishnevsky of Norfolk, WV, Mary Perez of Ridgeway, Betty E. Rose of Welcome, NC, Doris Perez and her husband David of Mannington, WV, four brothers, Charles Atwell of Martinsville, Cecil Atwell and his wife Phyllis of Tonica, Illinois, Melvin Atwell and his wife Levone of Ridgeway, and Albert Atwell of the home.
The funeral service will be held at 2 P.M. Thursday, March 6, 2014, at Collins Funeral Home in Bassett. Interment will follow in Henry Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6 to 8 P.M. at Collins Funeral Home and online condolences may be made by visiting www.collinsmckeestonebassett.com.