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Gerald W. Eagle (Jerry), 72, of Powhatan, Va., died Monday, February 20,2023 at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born, January 30,1951 in Lynchburg, Va. He was the son of the late Clarence Eagle and Jean Eagle. He is survived by his loving wife and best friend, Kara Eagle; and his children he dearly loved, Marissa Mays (Greg); Alexandra Thompson (Matt); Julie Eagle-Calloway; Benjamin Eagle (Amy); and much loved sister, Linda Eagle. Lovingly called Pop Pop by 8 grandchildren that he adored (Max, Kai, Bryor, Field, Ava, Ion, Everly & Harrison). He was a veteran of the US Air Force and retired from the Richmond Times-Dispatch with over 32 years of service. After retiring he worked at CAPUP as the transportation manager for 13 years. He was a past master of Joppa Lodge No 40. He loved spending time with his family, and very much enjoyed traveling. He enjoyed cruises, and visited many parts of the world. When COVID hit, they bought a camper and kept going. He liked to read and learn new things such as software and foreign languages. In his spare time he enjoyed playing volleyball and later became a volleyball referee.
The family will receive friends Friday night, February 24, 2023, from 6:00-8:00 pm at Bennett & Barden Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held Saturday, February 25, 2023 at 11 am at Bennett & Barden Funeral Home.
A reception will follow,
In lieu of flowers donations to the American Cancer Society, the Red Cross, and the Shriner’s Children’s Hospital are suggested.
Friday, February 24, 2023
6:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)
Saturday, February 25, 2023
Starts at 11:00am (Eastern time)
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