Gary Edward “Eddie” Donnelly, age 50 of Buchanan, TN, died Tuesday, May 11, 2021, at Henry County Medical Center in Paris, TN.
He worked as a laborer for many years and was a member of Local Laborers 386 in Nashville, TN. Eddie loved camping, fishing, grilling, antique cars, and spending time with family and friends.
Born August 10, 1970 in Paris, TN, he was the son of Gary Travis (Teresa) Donnelly of Clarksville, TN, and the late Patricia Maddox.
Survivors include his fiancée, Crystal Frazee Donnelly of Buchanan, TN; two daughters, Victoria (fiance John Smith) Lee of Puryear, TN, and Breanna (Joseph) Johnson of Paris, TN; one son, Josh Donnelly of Buchanan, TN; two sisters, Gabby Brown of South Carolina and Angel Crider of Georgia; three brothers: Charlie Donnelly of Ohio, Eric Donnelly of Ohio, and Chris Donnelly of Puryear, TN; two aunts, Linda Ham of Nashville, TN, and Elaine McManus of Atlanta, GA.
In addition to his mother, he was also preceded in death by one son, Phillip Frazee; and his grandmother, Jane Donnelly, who raised him and he called her mom.
Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St./P.O. Box 788, Paris, TN 38242. Visitation will be Friday, May 14, 2021, from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at Ridgeway Funeral Home with the funeral service beginning at 1:00 p.m. at LeDon Chapel of Ridgeway Funeral Home, with Brian Wimberley officiating.
Pallbearers will be Bub Steele, Chris Hopkins, Tucker Hopkins, Brandon Adair, Nate Chaffin, and Joseph Johnson.
Burial will follow in Van Dyke Church of Christ Cemetery in Paris.