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Originally published: 2014-03-24 10:59:23
Last modified: 2014-03-24 11:00:08

James Hoover Eggers

James Hoover Eggers, 83, of 2552 Dutch Creek Road, Banner Elk, died Friday, March 21, 2014, at his residence.
Mr. Eggers was a son of the late Clyde James Eggers Sr. and Dollie Townsed Eggers. He was a retired truck driver for B. L. Byrd Construction and Elk River Construction Companies.
Mr. Eggers is survived by his wife, Mary Lou Eggers, of the home; two sons, Steve Eggers and girlfriend, Amanda Arnette, of Banner Elk and Tracy Eggers and wife, Annette, of Valle Crucis; two daughters, Jane Presnell and husband, Dexter, of Johnson City, Tenn. and Evelyn Main and husband, Roy, of Banner Elk; two brothers, Clyde James Eggers, Jr. and wife, Linda, of Banner Elk and Denver Eggers and wife, Faye, of Marion; four granddaughters, Sherry Blackburn of Johnson City, Catherine Tester of Zionville, Dawn Presnell of Johnson City, and Brittney Forrester of Valle Crucis; two grandsons, James Main of Boone and Chris Presnell of Johnson City; one great-grandson, Hunter Tester of Zionville; and five great-granddaughters, Elizabeth Tester and Rayliegh Tester of Zionville, Gina Presnell, Mariah Presnell and Natalie Presnell of Johnson City. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services for Mr. James Hoover Eggers were conducted at 2 p.m. on Monday, March 24th, 2014, at Hampton Funeral Home Chapel. The body lay in state from 12:30 until 2 p.m. at the chapel. Officiating was the Rev. Gordon Noble. Burial followed in the Matney/Liberty Cemetery.
The family received friends from 12:30 until 2 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home, prior to the service. At other times, friends may call at the Eggers residence.
Flowers are appreciated, or memorial contributions may be made to Medi-Home Health and Hospice, 136 Furman Road, Suite 2, Boone, NC 28607.
Online condolences may be sent to the Eggers family at
Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.