Eddy ‘Spoons’ Laxson, 64, of Buchanan Dam passed away January 11, 2020

Eddy 'Spoons' Laxson, 64, of Buchanan Dam passed away January 11, 2020

Eddy “Spoons” Laxson, 64, of Buchanan Dam, Texas, passed away on January 11, 2020.

A memorial service is noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, January 18, at the Cowboy Church in Buchanan Dam followed by dinner. Pastor Sawyer of the Cowboy Church will officiate.

Eddy was born in Santa Rosa, California, on June 8, 1955. At age 11, he joined the carnival and later the circus.

Eddy worked for a propane company for 18 years and volunteered at the Buchanan Dam fire department for 15 years. He enjoyed playing spoons, singing, macrame, arts and crafts, woodwork, and taking care of his family and friends.

Eddy is survived by his wife, Helen Elizabeth Laxson; children, Michael C. Laxson, Richard and Kalynda Pickering, Heidi Monika Laxson, Brandey Dashay Roberts, Kimberley Michelle Roberts, and Shawn Dale Roberts; brothers, Benjamin Laxson, Earl Laxson, and Thomas Laxson; sister, Theresa Laxson; niece Haidee Iversen; and 18 grandchildren.

Eddy was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas J. Laxson and Violet Glennette Dingwall.

The family of Eddy “Spoons” Laxson would like to thank Wilcox Funeral home and Seton North Main Hospital.

Flowers may be sent too Wilcox Funeral Home at 306 E. Polk St., Burnet, TX 78611.

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