OBITUARY

Eric John Burdon

June 26, 1947May 7, 2018

age 70, passed away Monday May 7th, 2018. Beloved husband of Carol; loving father of Nicole, Stephen and Curtis; Grandpa to Eric, Andrew and Stephen; brother of Dennis and Karen. In his youth and throughout his life he enjoyed all things nature, an animal lover, bird watcher and natural horticulturalist. He was a collector and avid reader of any and all type book. He loved a good game of chess with his brother or his sons. He's loved by all and will be greatly missed. Private celebration of life will be held. Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the American Association of Frontotemporal Degeneration.

Services

  • Private Celebration of Life
REMEMBERING

Eric John Burdon

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Michael Prucey

May 16, 2018

I met Eric while attending a speech class at the Trumbull County branch of Kent State University in the fall of 1974. There were only about 15 students in the class and by chance I picked a seat near Eric and we instantly hit it off. At the time it was inconceivable I had just met best man at my wedding, being the Godfather to his first child, and becoming a lifelong friend. I have a cornucopia of memories flashing through my mind as I think of Eric and Carol…..and the kindness and generosity they bestowed on me over the years. Comprehending he is no longer on this earth creates a void, but since Eric was a devout Christian, I can rejoice in knowing he is truly home in a heavily garden with his Lord and Savior.