Jimee Fife Eason, Sr., 85, passed away on April 8, 2020 at AHC Covington Care Center in Covington, TN. Mr. Eason was born in Tibbs, TN on July 16, 1934 to Holiday and Maie Eason. He was predeceased by his parents, his wife of 40 years, Laura Ann Eason, his daughter, Laura Lynn Wilson, his brother Damon Eason, and his daughter-in-law, Glenda Eason. Mr. Eason leaves two sons, Jimee Eason, Jr. of Bartlett, Tn and Rusty (Susan) Eason of Drummonds, TN and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He also leaves his sister, Nancy Anne (Gordon) Townsend of Casa Grande, AZ.
Mr. Eason lived in Memphis, TN most of his life where he worked for AT&T for 37 years before retiring at 55. He was skilled in many trades including electronics, mechanics, woodworking, clock making and repairs. His favorite hobby was building and flying model airplanes for which he won numerous trophies. He was a member of the Model Airplane Flying Club of Memphis and a member of Highland Heights Baptist Church in Memphis.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, there will be no public funeral service or graveside service. He will be buried in Alton, MO, beside his beloved wife in Huddleston Cemetery.
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