Obituary for Eddie Lee Brunson Sr.
Eddie Lee Brunson Sr. was born to Rainey and Addie Mae Branton on October 10, 1956. He is preceded in death by both parents.
Eddie attended and graduated from the New Brunswick school. He graduated from the John Tyler Community College.
In 1978 married the love of his life, Ruth Ann Thompson. They were married for 41years. To this union they had four sons; Shawn, Eddie, Albert and Michael.
On March 3, 1977, Eddie joined the Army. He served in Southeast Asia, Kuwait, Germany, Korea, and Saudi Arabia. He was a Drill Sergeant, received numerous accommodations. Eddie received an honorable discharge in 1997. He was still actively employed at the Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center in Richmond, Va.
He leaves a legacy of love to; his wife Ruth Ann Brunson, Sons, Shawn Brunson of Prince George, Va; Eddie Brunson of Richmond, Va; Albert (Lydia) of San Antonio, Tx and Michael Brunson of Prince George, Va. Three grandchildren; Machai Brunson, Marcus Brunson and Inara Brunson. His Brothers Kent (Ursula) Brunson of Prince George, Va. Roger (Sarah) Brunson of South Carolina, Coke Brunson of New York and One sister; Wanda Cheeseman. One Brother in Law; Charles Thompson of Somerset, NJ and Three sister in Laws; Dolores Gardner of New Brunswick, NJ, Doris Long of Atlanta, Ga and Mary ( Rev.Phillip) Ruffin of Stanhope, NJ. A host of Aunts, Uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Family and friends may call at the Emmanuel Tabernacle Baptist Church, 127 Coddington Street, Somerset, NJ on Monday, September 9, 2019 from 9 - 11 am. Funeral Service will begin at 11 am followed by interment at Franklin Memorial Park, North Brunswick, NJ.
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