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Edward Jackson 'Eddie' Trump Jr.

d. January 11, 2022

Edward J. Trump, Jr., 67, of Christiansburg, VA went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January
11, 2022. He was born in Christiansburg on August 29, 1954. He was preceded in death by
his father, Edward J. Trump, Sr., his grandmother Molly McGuyer, his special mentor Hubert
Horne and a special friend Kay Young.
Eddie is survived by his wife of 46 years, Paulette Trump; his children, Bobby (April) Trump
and Devin Trump; grandson, Guy Trump; mother, Jean Trump; siblings: Kathy Harvey,
Debbie Akers, Shelby (Donald) Main, Jerry (Sue Williams) Trump; special family and
caretaker, Jennifer Zimmerman; special niece, Brittany (Michael) Lee; numerous nieces ,
nephews, and great nieces; special family: Angelia (Paul) Savel, Nikki Partin, Josh Savel,
Matthew(Cat) Hauschildt, and Taylor (Aaron) Lusk; special friend, Dickie Horne; faithful
companion, Cassie, and numerous other family and friends.
Eddie was employed to work at Sunset Cemetery in Christiansburg by Hubert Horne in the
summer of 1971. Shortly after he was hired as an employee of the then Richardson-Horne
Funeral Home in October of 1971. Eddie earned his funeral director's license and embalmer's
license and graduated from the Cincinnati College of Embalming in 1975. Hubert Horne
purchased the remaining Richardson stock in 1972, and in 1987 he and his son, Dick, gifted
several shares of stock of the funeral home to Eddie. In 1996 he was made Vice President of
the firm; a position he held until March 31, 2014. In 2013 Eddie, a diabetic, suffered the first of
several strokes and soon became unable to work. He retired on March 31, 2014. Eddie was a
member of Christiansburg Rescue Squad from 1975 to 2013. During his service, longest
active running member and achieved his Life Membership.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, January 15, 2022 from 3:00 until 5:00 pm at
Horne Funeral Home. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 11:00
am from the chapel of Horne Funeral Home with Pastor Myron Powell officiating. Interment
will be in Sunset Cemetery.
The family requests in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be made to the Christiansburg
Rescue Squad.
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