James Eric Haddock passed away on April 17, 2020 at the age of 78, in Neosho, Missouri. He
was born November 10, 1941 in Klamath Falls, Oregon, 15 minutes after his twin sister, Deanna,
to parents Fredine Haddock (Tarvin) and James L. Haddock. He graduated from Neosho High School
in 1959 and attended Central Methodist University in Fayette, Missouri. Eric served in the U.S.
Army, Operations Assistant in Headquarters Company of the 552 nd Artillery Group in Germany.
Following his honorable discharge, he returned to Junior College but had to quit due to illness.
He worked as City Clerk for the City of Neosho for many years, and after retirement, worked for
the Neosho Golf Course. He was a member of the Neosho Rotary Club from 1987-2008, serving
as past President and as a Paul Harris Benefactor, and served as the President of Missouri City
Clerks and Finance Officers Association 1997-1998. He was a member of the Neosho United
Methodist Church and loved to crochet, work crossword puzzles, play bridge and in younger
years, hunt with his Dad and Deanna. James is preceded in death by his parents and is survived
by sisters, Deanna Swift, Neosho, MO, Mary Lynn Ranz, Neosho, MO, Joyce Ann Hollmann and
husband Bill, Moberly, MO. The family will have a private service at a later date. In lieu of
flowers, contributions in memory of Eric may be made to the Neosho United Methodist Church
c/o Clark Funeral Home, PO Box 66, Neosho, Missouri 64850.
Online condolences may be posted at www.clarkfuneralhomes.com
Services are under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho, MO.