After a brief illness, Herbert James Eagles, 83, of Colpitts Settlement went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, February 1, 2018.
Born in Salisbury he was the son of the late John and Alma (Hicks) Eagles. After graduating from Moncton High and then the Ford Trade School in Windsor, ON, Herb went on to enjoy a career in Tool & Die making, and teaching at Moncton High as well as NBCC Moncton. In his retirement he operated Eagles Precision Machining in Salisbury. Herb enjoyed woodworking, reading and Bible Study.
Survived by his wife Joan (Daigle) and sons; Kim (Grace) of Milk River, AB, Ken (Dawn) of Salisbury, Keith (Tanya) of Salisbury and daughters; Cheryl Wortman (Peter) of Salisbury, Heather Dwyer (Dan) of Cobourg, ON, Sheila Steeves of Petitcodiac, Ruth Simmons of River Glade, stepson Kevin Daigle of Fredericton, 20 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by first wife Marilyn (Russell), brothers Harold and Jackie, sisters Jean Ogilvie and baby Ruth.
Resting at Salisbury Funeral Home, 3350 Route 106 (372-4800), where visitation will take place Saturday, February 3rd from 5-8pm and from where the funeral will be held Sunday at 2pm. Pastor Mitch Whittington Officiating. Interment at Pinehill Cemetery in the Spring.
Memorial to the Friends of the Moncton Hospital or a charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family.