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Mark R. Eads, 69, of Shelbyville

Mark R. Eads, 69, of Shelbyville passed away Friday, March 5, 2021, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana in Columbus.


He was born August 25, 1951, in Shelbyville, the son of Richard Earl and Pauline (Williams) Eads.

Mark is survived by his mother of Fort Myers, Florida; sons, Andy Eads and significant other, Nikki Adams, Jason Eads, Jarrod Procell, all of Shelbyville, and Del Denney and wife, Claudia, of Plainfield; daughter, Jessica Eads of Indianapolis; brother, Michael Eads and wife, Valerie, of Fort Wayne; sister, Melissa Conidaris and husband Robert, of Fort Myers, Florida; grandchildren, Megan Eads, Jordon Brown, Neko Procell, Chloe Denney, Ellie Denney and Kody Sellers; mothers of his children, Mary Eads and Leslie Eads; and several nieces and nephews.


He was preceded in death by his father.


Mark graduated in 1969 from Shelbyville High School.


He attended First United Methodist Church.


Mark was a journeyman electrician for Miller Eads Electrical, retiring in 2010.


He was a member of the Shelbyville Knights of Columbus and IBEW No. 481.


Mark enjoyed golfing and fishing. He also enjoyed watching NASCAR and Indiana sport teams.

Mark never met a stranger and even if you met him once, he left an indelible mark on you. He always made you feel as if you were the most important person in the room.


A gathering of friends will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 10, 2021, at Freeman Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, Carmony-Ewing Chapel, 819 S. Harrison St. in Shelbyville.


A Celebration of Mark’s life will follow at 7 p.m., with Rev. Bill Horner officiating. Family and friends are invited to view the service via livestreaming on our facebook page


Memorial contributions may be made to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana, 2626 17th St., Columbus, Indiana 47201 or Shelbyville Knights of Columbus, 413 E. South St., Shelbyville, Indiana 46176.


Online condolences may be shared with Mark’s family at