Loved to spend time outdoors

Dwayne Sterling Eidson, son of Jerry Wayne and Mary Catherine Prettyman Eidson, was born, April 8, 1970 in Torrance, California. He departed this life, Thursday, May 23, 2013, in Conway Regional Health System, Conway, Arkansas at the age of forty-three years, one month and fifteen days.

On July 11, 1992 at Myetta Missionary Baptist Church, Camdenton, he was united in marriage to Elizabeth Ann Heimbeaugh and to this union two children were born. Together they shared twenty years of marriage.

He was preceded in death by father, Jerry Wayne Eidson; paternal grandparents, James and Nera Eidson and Silas and Erma Eidson; maternal grandparents, Glen and Sue Prettyman and a brother-in-law, Dan Sylvester Heimbeaugh.

Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Ann Eidson; two children, Tyler Sterling Eidson and Sarah Elizabeth Eidson all of the home; his mother, Mary Catherine Eidson of Camdenton, Missouri; two brothers, Adam Eidson and significant other Dana Stoufer and Jamie Eidson and wife Candia of Macks Creek, Missouri; nieces and nephews, Takota, Dalton, Alex, and their mother, Pepper Eidson, Cody, Caytlin, Kali, Amanda, John, Angela, Nikki, Samantha, Barbara, Amy, Ashli, Linda, Travis and Crystal; his parents-in-law, Charles and Martha Heimbeaugh; brothers and sisters-in-law, Randall Heimbeaugh, Sandy and Randy Denny and Larry and Teresa Heimbeaugh all of Camdenton, Missouri and a host of uncles, aunts, other relatives and many friends.

Dwayne was a graduate of Macks Creek High School in the class of 1988. He excelled at playing basketball in High School and had a passion for the game. He attended Tarkio College. In October of 1991, he met the love of his life, Elizabeth Heimbeaugh and they were married the following July. They made their home in Camdenton. He began a career with Lincare Medical Supply and was currently the manager of their Osage Beach location.

Dwayne made a profession of faith and was a member of Union Southern Baptist Church. He was baptized on August 15, 1999. He loved working for the Lord and was the youth leader at the church and went on two mission trips. Dwayne was always there if anyone was in need of help. He always said, “True happiness is loving family and helping others.”

He loved the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing with his family. He enjoyed cooking, working on old cars and listening to all types of music. Most of all time spent with his family was precious to him. He loved his family and was very proud of his children.

He was a loving husband father, son, brother, uncle and nephew and a caring neighbor and friend. Although his life on earth was too brief, his memory will live on in the hearts of his family and those who knew and loved him.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 29, 2013 in Allee-Holman-Howe Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Allee Memorial Gardens, Camdenton. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m., Tuesday in the funeral home.

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Allee-Holman-Howe Funeral Home of Camdenton is assisting the family with arrangements.