Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX


June 9, 2014

Howard “Fast Eddie” Brummett

JACKSONVILLE — Funeral services for Howard “Fast Eddie” Brummett, age 64, of Jacksonville, are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at Autry Funeral Home Chapel in Jacksonville with Robert Jones officiating. Interment will be at Pierce’s Chapel Cemetery near Jacksonville.

Eddie passed away Saturday, June 7, 2014, in Jacksonville.

He was born Nov. 21, 1949, in Houston to Howard and Doris Brummett. Mr. Brummett was owner of Brummett Roofing Company.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Jodi Heard, and a sister, Linda.

Survivors include his wife, Melisa Brummett; son, Jason Parish; a granddaughter, Hailey Parish; half brothers, James W. Jones (Betty), Harvey Jones, James Calvin Jones, half sister, Ruth Nugent, mother-in-law, Glynda Chamberlain, brother-in-law, Kenneth Chamberlain (Kristy), sister-in-law, Kathy Sexton; and numerous nieces and nephews including Robert Jones, James Edward Jones, Kolton Chamberlain, Cody Chamberlain, Dillion Jones and Gary Lamar.

Pallbearers will be Michael Sexton, Jerry Don Whiteley, David Blakney, Doug Cook, Joe Spencer and Elvis Nash.

Visitation will begin on Tuesday, June 10, 2014, with family receiving friends from 6-8p.m. at Autry Funeral Home in Jacksonville.

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