Songer, Edward Leon

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It is with great sadness that the family of Edward Leon Songer “Eddie, Papa”, born on December 2, 1947, announce his passing on September 13, 2018. The legacy of Eddie’s kind spirit, passion for fixing things, and zest for life will live on through them.

Eddie was preceded in death by his daughter, Katrina; father and mother, Edwin and Mattie Songer; brothers, Jack and Malcolm; and sisters, Louise, Evalin, Jenny. He is survived by his sons, Robert Songer and Carl Songer; daughter, Angelia and Paul Savel; grandchildren, Katherine “Nikki”, Yasmine, Joshua, Kayla, and Tamera; great-grandchildren, Jayden, Oceana, Addlyn, and Sophia; and brothers, Michael “Ike” Songer and Daniel Songer.

Eddie proudly served his country in the United States Army where he was stationed in Germany. Eddie was a mechanic and retired after over 20 years of dedication to the Town of Christiansburg. Eddie had a passion for motorcycles and loved anything Harley Davidson.

Those who knew him well remember his stubbornness, but above all how he was a kind and gentle person who loved helping others above himself. He will be greatly missed by many but not forgotten.

A private memorial service will be held to celebrate Eddie’s life – date and time still to be determined.