Eddie Eugene Wellard, 62 of Mt. Jackson, died Wednesday, January 12, 2011, at his home.
Mr. Wellard was born October 12, 1948 in New Market, son of the late Charles Glenn and Nina Lee Harpine Wellard.
He retired from Shentel in Edinburg and served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He was a member of Solomon Lutheran Church in Quicksburg.
He is survived by six sisters, Geneva Rhodes of Maurertown, Fleta Bowers of Edinburg, Judy Ritter and Ellen Ryman both of Woodstock, Marilyn Dellinger of Mt. Jackson and Donna Neff of Broadway; five brothers, Charles Wellard and Freddie Wellard both of Mt. Jackson, James Wellard and Keith Wellard both of Quicksburg and Stanley Wellard of Woodstock.
A funeral service will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Solomon Lutheran Church with Pastor Susan Lance officiating. Burial will follow at Solomon Lutheran Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Jerrold Layman, Brian Layman, Nathan Layman, Larry Yankey, Kenneth Knupp and Steve Baker.
The family will receive friends at the family farm anytime.
Memorial contributions may be made to Solomon Lutheran Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 71, Quicksburg. VA 22847.
Arrangements are by Dellinger Funeral Home in Mt. Jackson.