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Eddie Glenn Sandusky

October 29, 1936 ~ February 15, 2024 (age 87) 87 Years Old

Eddie Glenn Sandusky Obituary

Eddie Glenn Sandusky, age 87, of Merkel, Texas, passed away on February 15, 2024 in Abilene, Texas.

He was born in Mulberry Canyon south of Merkel to Ed and Alwyne (Harris) Sandusky on October 29, 1936. He graduated from Merkel High School in 1955. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Merkel.

He married Barbara Terrill on November 25, 1959 in De Leon, Texas. In his younger years he participated in stock shows and rodeos. His business ventures included farming, ranching, working at a feedlot, selling ag products, club calves, and finding the best deals.

His delight was in his grandkids. He spent time in Sunday school, the sale barn, Ed’s Feed and Seed Store, the domino hall, and his grandkids’ various activities.

He is survived by his wife Barbara, of Merkel; son Grant and his wife Carla, of Roscoe; and daughter Marissa and her husband Phil Jones, of Merkel. His 5 grandchildren and their spouses include Joslyn and Phillip Smith, Jamie and Walker Cole, Samuel Jones, Sarah and Garrett Watson, and Callie and Kody Bell. Great-grands include Phillip Jr., Joseph, and Hezekiah Smith; Kelly and Dorthy Cole; and the future Griffin Bell.

Visitation will be Sunday, February 18, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Starbuck’s Funeral Home in Merkel. Funeral services will be Monday, February 19, 2:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Merkel. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery in Merkel under the direction of Starbuck Family Funeral Home.

Memorials may be given for the youth of First Baptist Church in Merkel, or to the charity of your choice.

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February 18, 2024

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Starbuck Funeral Home Chapel
1022 N. 2nd
Merkel, TX 79536

Funeral Service
February 19, 2024

2:00 PM
First Baptist Church
301 Locust
Merkel, Texas 79536


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