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Marvin Edwin (Eddie) Wyatt

July 19, 1945 ~ May 25, 2018 (age 72)

Marvin Edwin "Eddie" Wyatt, Jr., 72, passed away on Friday, May 25, 2018. He was born in Gaston County, son of the late Marvin Edwin Wyatt, Sr. and Helen Long Wyatt Barker. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Joyce Bryson Wyatt; and two brothers, David and Steve Wyatt.

Mr. Wyatt was a dedicated public servant having retired after a 35 year military career serving in the U.S. Marine Corps, the U.S. Army, as well as the U.S. Air Force. In addition to his military career, Mr. Wyatt continued to serve the community through his 31 years of coaching cross country and track at East Gaston High School, where the track is dedicated in his name. He was an inductee in the Mount Holly Hall of Fame. He was a life-long member of Christ's Lutheran Church of Stanley, a member and Past Master of Stanley Masonic Lodge 713, as well as a member of numerous military and veteran organizations.

Mr. Wyatt is survived by his wife, Susan Rhyne Traywick Wyatt; his children, Pam Wyatt Moose and husband, John of Gastonia, Rodney Edwin Wyatt also of Gastonia, Cindy Wyatt Forrester of Lowell, and step-son, Larry Traywick and wife, Michelle of Belmont; four grandchildren, Zachery Forrester, Elsa Traywick, Gavin Traywick, and Ava Traywick; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A service to celebrate the life of Mr. Wyatt will be held at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at Christ's Lutheran Church of Stanley with Rev. Wesley Frye officiating. Burial will follow, with both Masonic Rites and Military Honors, at Gaston Memorial Park, Gastonia. The family will receive friends from 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm on Tuesday at the church. Memorials may be made to Gaston Hospice by visiting or to Christ's Lutheran Church, 203 South Main Street, Stanley, NC 28164. Condolence messages may be sent to the family by visiting Woodlawn Funeral Home of Mount Holly is serving the Wyatt family. 

Donations may be made to:

Gaston Hospice
258 E. Garrison Blvd, Gastonia NC 28054
Tel: 1-704-861-2405

Christ's Lutheran Church
203 South Main Street, Stanley NC 28164

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