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Joe Dale Eads

     Joe Dale Eads, 82, of Clubb, MO, passed away Monday, May 1, 2023, surrounded by his family at his residence. He was born in Burbank, MO, on May 13, 1940, to parents Bowman and Anna (Tibbs) Eads.

     Joe attended grade school at White Hollow School which happens to be located on Joe’s property. Joe was united in marriage to Barbara Burchard, and she preceded in death in 1996. He was later united in marriage to Sue Fisher on July 21, 2018. Joe worked at Brown Tool for many years. After Brown closed, he founded Valley Forge Tool and made air chisel tools for many years. He enjoyed the outdoors and enjoyed fishing and hunting. Joe loved his family more than anything, he was a kind and giving soul who would always put everybody before himself.

     In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his siblings; Paul Eads, Clyde Eads, Plez Eads, Magadaline Albrecht; daughter in law, Rhonda Eads. Joe is survived by his loving wife Sue Eads; children; Duane Eads of Clubb, Amber Mock and husband Cody of Marble Hill; grandchildren: Jewel Mock, Jacob Mock, Leeanna Quick and husband Jason, Dawson Eads and wife Jordan; great-grandchild: Travis Quick

     Visitation was held Wednesday, May 3, 2023, from 11:00 am- 1:00 pm, at Ruegg Funeral Home, Greenville, MO. Services followed at funeral home chapel at 1:00 pm. Pastor Kenny Burchard ministered to the family. Tommy Eads, Harold Eads, Justin Burchard, Cody Mock, Jason Quick, Everett Meese served as pallbearers.  Burial was in Kime Church Cemetery near Greenville.

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