Edward Maurice (Eddie) Privett Sr. of Horn Lake, Mississippi passed away peacefully in Southaven, MS on Monday December 16
, 2019, at the age of 60.
Mr. Privett was born on January 30
, 1959 in Louisville, Kentucky. He was the son of Fred Jr and Claudine Privett.
He is survived by his daughter, Heather Privett and her three sons, Blade, Zayn, and Cage; his son, Eddie Privett Jr. of Senatobia, his wife, Ashely, and their son, Cash, and his sister, Bettie Taylor.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Fred Privett III; and his sister, Sherry “Bell” Smith.
After high school, Mr. Privett enlisted in the United States Army where he served in the 1
Cavalry Division as well as the 2
Armored Division, known as “Hell on Wheels”. After being honorable discharged from the Army, he made his living as a pipe fitter until his health rendered him unable to do so.
He enjoyed the outdoors and was known to take extended camping and fishing trips at Arkabutla and Sardis lakes.
A visitation will be held from 10:00-11:00am with a funeral service to follow on Monday, December 23
at Twin Oaks Funeral Home, 290 Goodman Rd E, in Southaven, Mississippi.