Long Time Local Lawyer & Civic Leader Stacy C. Eggers, Jr. Passes

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A long time member of the Boone and Watauga County business and civic community passed away on Tuesday.

Stacy Clyde Eggers, Jr., age 94, of Boone, passed away, Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at Watauga Medical Center. A Watauga County native, Mr. Eggers opened his law office in downtown Boone on June 1, 1950. At the time he started practicing law he was one of only four lawyers practicing in Boone, according the firm of Eggers, Eggers, Eggers and Eggers Attorneys at Law website.

Mr. Eggers was a US Army Air Corps Veteran, having attained the rank of Sergeant.  He served nine years as councilor of the North Carolina State Bar for the 24th Judicial District, and five years on the Client Security Fund. He was also active and had a number of leadership roles with the State Bar Association.

Eggers also served as a Trustee for the Watauga County Hospital in 1966 when the hospital moved to its current location. He was also serving on the hospital board from 1974 until 1980 during which time the hospital was renovated. Mr. Eggers served on the Boone Board of Elections and was a member of the Boone Rotary Club. He was a life member and former commander of the American Legion Post. He was also Judge Advocate of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Funeral services for Mr. Stacy Clyde Eggers, Jr., will be conducted Friday afternoon, August 10, 2018 at 2:00 PM at the First Presbyterian Church. Officiating will be Rev. Jeff Smith. Burial will follow at Mount Lawn Memorial Park & Gardens.

The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the First Presbyterian Church.

The respectfully requests no food. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Travis’ Lunch Box, in care of Faithbridge United Methodist Church, 194 Aho Road, Blowing Rock, NC 28605 or to Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation Member’s Foundation, PO Box 112, Lenoir, NC 28645, attention Gray Scheer.

Online condolences may be shared with the Eggers family at www.austinandbarnesfuneralhome.com

He is survived by two daughters, Rebecca Eggers-Gryder and husband Kelvin of Boone, Marianna E. Isaacs and husband Tom of Vilas, seven grandchildren; Stacy C. Eggers, IV and wife Kim, Austin F. Eggers and wife Michelle, Luke B. Eggers, Braxton D. Eggers and wife Sara, Casey T. Isaacs, Daniel Gryder and wife Anel, and Grady E. Isaacs, and eight great grandchildren.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Elizabeth South Eggers, two sons, Bergen Mast Eggers and Stacy Clyde Eggers, III, one grandson, Travis Jacob Gryder, four sisters, Laura Eggers, Beulah Jean Eggers, Christine Simons and Margaret E. Perry, and one brother, Morris Emsley Eggers.

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