Eddie O. McNutt, the third oldest of eleven children was born May 11, 1947 in Winona, Mississippi to the late Nathaniel and Lucille McNutt. Both parents and one brother preceded him in death.
He graduated from J.J. Knox High School in Winona, MS. He proudly served his country in the United States Army, and served in the Vietnam War. Eddie was employed for twenty-nine years at McDonnell Douglas (Boeing).
He joined Bethlehem A.M.E. Church in Winona, MS at an early age. He later joined Friendly Temple M.B. Church where he remained a member until his death.
He was united in holy matrimony to Mary Sampson. He later met and married Madeline Mayfield.
Eddie enjoyed riding motorcycles. He had a great fondness of pets, especially for dogs. He was affectionately known as 10-9, Cheetah, Jr. and Orjunior.
Eddie departed this life February 2, 2006 at 6:00 a.m. in Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO.
He leaves to cherish his memory: a wife, Mrs. Madeline McNutt, one daughter, Mrs. Lawanna Alexander (Charles) Bellwood, Illinois; four sons, Kelvin Thomas, Lajuan (Jay) McNutt, Clinton Mayfield, St. Louis, MO and Eddie Malone, Oklahoma City, Okla; four sisters, Mrs. Mary Echols (Lee, Sr.), Mrs. Bettye Dyson (Wilbert) St. Louis, MO, Ms. Linda McNutt, Dallas, TX, Ms. Cynthia Pearson “Baby Girl”, Bartlett, TN; five brothers, Mr. James McNutt, Sr. (Charlotte) St. Louis, MO, Mr. Samuel McNutt and Mr. Marc McNutt, Winona, MS, Mr. John E. McNutt (Ardell), Leesville, LA, Mr. Chris McNutt (Carolyn), Dallas, TX; twenty-four grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
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