Eddie Leal Killough



Blue Springs – Mr. Eddie Leal Killough, 60, died Saturday, May 26, 2018 at his residence. He was born October 26, 1957 in Union County, MS to Hayes and Shirley Anne Rutledge Killough. Eddie was a graduate of Raleigh-Egypt High School in Memphis, TN, and continued studying at Itawamba Community College. His career consisted of truck driving for Coca Cola Bottling Co., Frito Lay, Wonder Bread, and Big M Trucking. He was an outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting, fishing, and gardening. He loved planting and tending flowers and tomatoes in particular as a child growing up and was a master shade tree horticulturist. Eddie enjoyed attending services at Fairfield Presbyterian Church.

A celebration of life service will be at 4 PM, Friday, June 1, 2018 in the Tupelo Chapel of Holland Funeral Directors with Rev. Dan Rupert officiating. Private burial will follow at Fairfield Presbyterian Church Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 2 PM to service time.
Survivors include his wife, Myra Smith Killough of Tupelo; two sons, Joshua “Josh” Killough (Amanda) of Richlands, N.C., and Matthew “Matt” Killough of Tupelo; brother, Terry Killough of Blue Springs; two grandchildren, Jessica and Karleigh, and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Memorials may be sent to Fairfield Presbyterian Church Benevolent Fund, P.O. Box 146, Blue Springs, MS 38828. Condolences to the family may be e-mailed to hollandfuneraldirectors@comcast.net.