Edgar Albert Rector Sr.
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Edgar Albert Rector Sr., 66, of Greenwood, Ind., formerly of Columbus, died Thursday, February 13, 2014.

He was born on July 10, 1947, in Clarksdale to the late James Alex and Willie Evelyn (Fuqua) Rector.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Donna King; brothers, James Rector and Thomas Rector; and grandson, Connor Corcoran.

He is survived by a son, Edgar Albert “Bert” Rector Jr. (Stacy) of Columbus; daughters, Donna Katherine “Kasey” Corcoran (Chuck) of Lynn Haven, Fla., and Megan Powell Westby (James) of Peoria, Ariz.; a sister, MaryAnn Sparrow of Greenwood, Ind.; and five grandchildren.

Eddie was a graduate of Delta State University in Cleveland and a former Allstate agent and Baskin-Robbins franchisee. He was well-known for his high school and college athletic achievements, love of music, outgoing personality, and enthusiasm for life and friendships.

A private service will be held at a later date. The family requests that any memorial contributions be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.