Edward 'Eddie' Dobson, 54, of Niceville, Fla., passed awayunexpectedly Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2008, in Fort Walton Beach Medical Center, Florida.
Eddie was born June 27, 1954, in Hackensack, N.J., the son of Edward and Doris (Duryea) Dobson. In 1984, he moved to Niceville, where he worked as a painter for Barton Home Builders and then as an independent painter.
He is survived by his mother, Doris Dobson of Stony Point, N.Y.; five siblings, Patricia (Dennis) Hall of Jacksonville, Fla., Susan (Michael) Forcello of Suffern, N.Y., Jane (William) Knipping ofRingwood, N.J., Pamela (Korky) Dulgerian of Stony Point, N.Y., and Kenneth (Theresa) Dobson of Bronx, N.Y.; niece, Valerie (David) Eagle of Pensacola, Fla.; nephew, Dennis (Jennifer) Hall ofPensacola; other nieces nephews, relatives and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Edward.
McLaughlin Mortuary, Fort Walton Beach, Fla., is entrusted with arrangements. Memories and condolences may be shared at mclaughlinmortuary.com.