Fred Keeton McEachin, Jr.


A graveside service for Fred Keeton McEachin, Jr., was held Wednesday, June 2, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. from Eastlawn Cemetery with Dr. Owen Gordon officiating.  McClain-Hays Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. McEachin, 83, of Philadelphia, MS, died Tuesday, June 1, 2021, at Martha Jo Leslie State Veterans Home in Kosciusko.

He was a native and longtime resident of Philadelphia, MS.  He served two tours of duty with the Army in Vietnam and was a member of the American Legion and VFW.  Mr. McEachin was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia. 

Survivors include nieces, Debbie N. Hodges (William) of Philadelphia, MS, Dawn N. Stewart (Allen) of Fulton, MS, and Leah N. Chancey (Heath) of Birmingham, AL.

Preceding Mr. McEachin in death were his parents, Fred, Sr., and Lena Pearl McEachin; and sister, Jean McEachin Adkison. 

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