William Joseph Eads, 66, of Texarkana, Ark., died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at his home.

Mr. Eads was born Oct. 23, 1946, in Bloomington, Ind. He was retired from Americold Logistics and a member of Spring Lake Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by one son, Travis Eads.

Survivors include his wife, Nettie Ruth Eads of Texarkana; a number of children; his stepmother, Jackie Eads of Bloomington; one sister and brother-in-law, Judy and Phillip Purtlebaugh of Bloomington; a number of grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and other relatives.

Arrangements are under direction of Texarkana Funeral Home, Texas.

Visitation will be 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Water for Christ, Spring Lake Baptist Church, 4601 Texas Blvd., Texarkana, TX 75503.

Online registration is at

texarkanafuneralhome.com.



Published: 01/13/2013