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Edwin “Eddie” R. Schlup

August 11, 1936 - February 7, 2013

Edwin R. "Eddie" Schlup, 76, of California, passed away Thursday, February 7, 2013, at his home. He was born on August 11, 1936, in Jamestown, to Elmer and Genevieve (Pace) Schlup, both of whom preceded him in death. On November 29, 1959, at the Mt. Zion Baptist Church near Jamestown, Eddie was united in marriage to Helen F. Cassil, who survives of the home. Eddie was a former member of Jamestown Baptist Church where he was ordained and served as a Deacon, and was currently a member of the First Baptist Church of California. He worked for Moniteau County Road District until his retirement as an equipment operator. He was a farmer that loved to take care of his cattle and just enjoyed being in the outdoors. He enjoyed tinkering with his cars and classic cars. Eddie taught his grandchildren to drive and took them for their driving tests. He also enjoyed adventures at the creeks with his grandchildren. Edwin is also survived by two daughters, Tammy Weber (Allan) of St. Martins, and Darla Rogers (Darrell) of California; three grandchildren, Clint Rogers (Cindy), Tyler Higgins (Vanessa) and Kelly Rogers; two step-grandchildren, Ryan (Ashton) Weber and Nicole Weber; two great-grandchildren, Cole Higgins and Olivia Rogers; two step-great-grandchildren, Jordan and Hallie; one brother, Calvin E. Schlup; and one sister, Alta Mae Smith (Bobby); two sisters-in-law, Shirley and Liz Schlup; and several nieces and nephews. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Carl Henry Schlup and Lyle William Schlup; infant twins, Vernon Schlup and Vonetta Schlup; one uncle, Willy Schlup; one sister-in-law, Elizabeth Schlup; and grandson, Travis Dean Higgins. The family will receive friends at First Baptist Church Family Life Center on Sunday, February 10, 2013 from 4:00 p.m - 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, February 11, 2013 at First Baptist Church Sanctuary with Rev. Greg Morrow and Rev. Bobby Nigles officiating. Interment will be at California City Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the First Baptist Church Hospitality Fund, c/o Windmill Ridge Funeral Service, P.O. Box 443, California, MO 65018. On-line condolences may be contributed at www.windmillridgefuneralservice.com.

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