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Thomas Mikel Mike Eidson, 64, of Rogersville, TN, passed away Wednesday, November 29, 2017. Mike was born in Rogersville. He moved with his family to Effingham, IL, where he attended school, played several sports including football and basketball. He started his printing career with World Color Press, later transferring to Salem, IL. He then moved his career to Mack Printing in E. Stroudsburg, PA. He retired and moved back to Rogersville, where he enjoyed riding his Harley, playing golf, and fishing.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Wayne and Yvonda Bailey Eidson; grandparents, William and Elizabeth Eidson, and Haynes and Dorothy Bailey.

He is survived by his daughters, Michele (Jose) Cerna of Collinsville, IL, and Amanda (Dan) Wills of Maryville, IL; son, Ryan Eidson of Mt. Vernon, IL; grandchildren, Justin, Elyana, Alyssa, C.J., Kaden, Cole, Aiden, Mikel, Parker, and James; sister, Dianne (Mark) Mayhood of Effingham, IL; cousin, Paul Eidson of Rogersville; step-mother, Charlene Eidson of Salem, IL; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Sunday, December 3, 2017 at Christian-Sells Funeral Home in Rogersville. Funeral services will follow at 2:00 pm with Dr. Blaine Jones officiating. Burial will follow in Herron Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hawkins County Sheriffs Office "Christmas for the Children". Online condolences may be made at www.christiansells.com.
Published on December 7, 2017
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