GREENVILLE, KY., Luther Edward “Eddie” Tarrants, 77, of Greenville passed away on Monday, August 2, 2021 at Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital in Greenville. He was born in Graham, KY the son of Wilbert Layton Tarrants and Johnie Irene Hall Tarrants. He was a member of Roland Memorial Baptist Church and worked as a security guard at Wetterau and SuperValu for many years. He loved the Kentucky Wildcats and was an avid fan of the LA Dodgers.
He retired after 22 years of service in the Army and the National Guard in 1994.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Bobby Tarrants, Sr., and sister Louise McGhee.
He was survived by his wife of 54 years Ann Tarrants of Greenville, 2 sons Tim (Carol) Tarrants, Sr. of Bremen, and Brian Tarrants, Sr of Greenville, 1 daughter Amy Beth Tarrants of Greenville, 5 grandchildren Brian Tarrants Jr., Marissa Tarrants, Timmy Tarrants Jr., Denver Lee Tarrants, and Harley Kay Tarrants, 1 brother John (Leana) Tarrants of Carmi, IL., 1 sister Nancy Tarrants of Owensboro.
Visitation for family and friends will be on Thursday, August 5, 2021 from 9:00 AM until 11:00 AM at Gary’s Funeral Home in Greenville, KY.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, August 5, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Gary’s Funeral Home in Greenville with Rev. Roger Heltsley officiating. Burial will follow in Carter Creek Cemetery in Greenville.
Online condolences to the family may be made at www.garysfuneralhome.net