2022ObituariesUncategorizedEdward Gettys, Jr.

January 24, 2022by SealeUser13

“Sir” Edward Anthony Gettys Jr. “Daddy, Eddie, “Eddieward,” and Uncle Eddie”
May 9, 1981-January 22, 2022
My Eddie was a loving husband, father, son, brother, uncle, son- in-law, brother-in-law, coach, and friend. He went to be with Jesus on January 22, 2022 at 1:00 a.m. after a long fight. He gave it his all to the very end; he was 40 years old. About two years ago, Eddie felt that he would not make it to the age of 40, but he did! God had been preparing him for this time. He loved and lived for his family, his love for coaching, movies, his hats, and camping. He will forever be My Eddie and forever love. Eddie leaves behind his Grace (Hannah Gettys, his wife), his four hearts: Caden Alder, Ryan Grace, Kynleigh Ann and Nella Bean. As well as his precious mother, Patricia Gettys, loving father, Edward Gettys Sr., his triplet sisters, Tammy (David) Dodd, and Danielle Gettys, his oldest sister Dawn (Cary) Degelos, his baby sister Brandi Resendez, and his lifelong best friend “brother” Gabriel Lebeau and lifelong best friend “sister” Sheri Harris. His loving wife’s family: parents, Rod and Kathy LeJeune, siblings, Tierney (Sam) Aguillard, Julie (Frankie) Thibodeaux and William (Bethany) LeJeune and our son’s mother, Stephanie Ryals. He was the best and loving Uncle to Alexis, Hannah, Allie, Alivia, Beau, Payton, Dash, Athen, Abram, Franki Dru, Isaac, Lucy, Solomon, and Raegan Layne. Eddie was loved by so many and he leaves behind a very large and loving Italian family of Aunts, Uncles, and cousins. As well  as many young men that he coached throughout the years who loved and respected him. He is preceded in death and welcomed with loving arms by Paw Paw Pete, Grandma Josie, Aunt Cheryl, Uncle Brother, Hope, Uncle Danny, Papa Edward, Maw Doris, Aunt Kathy, Uncle Bill, Michael, Little Bill, and his Paran Mikie Leblanc “who was ready to go fishing.”
Thanks to all who have supported, cared, loved, and taken care of My Eddie for all of these months. We couldn’t have done it without you. Once his memorial celebration has been arranged, it will be shared with you all.

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13 comments

  • Cori Cundiff

    February 7, 2022 at 1:41 am

    I’m so sorry to hear about your passing. We had so much fun in high school. You always were driving all of us around the parish and hanging out after the football games on Friday nights. And then hanging out at your sisters’ apartment in college. My memories of you will live on forever!

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  • Randy Dow

    January 29, 2022 at 3:16 am

    Eddie, you will be missed so much! Right before you went into the hospital for the first time, we spoke for the first time since high school. Never should it take that long to reconnect, but we all moved away years back. There was never a person you weren’t friends with! You always had a smile on your face, life of the party, but most importantly you were always the protector of your sisters. My deepest condolences to your wife and kids, your family, and your closest friends. May you rest in Heaven!

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  • Megan Edwards

    January 28, 2022 at 2:10 am

    My Sweet Eddie Gettys!! How tremendous of a loss in society this is. You were always the life of the party and such a sweet, generous soul. It is so unfair for us to have lost you at such a young age but such a blessing to have know you! There were so many nights out and just being careless young adults with no worries! I remember the first night you met Hannah and how you were so love struck. We knew you guys were soulmates and would be together until the end of time, just never imagine it would be now. We were such close friends in college and life sent us our separate ways but it was such a joy to dance the night away with you every Fourth of July! I’ll just have to win the next BINGO in your honor! You will be so greatly missed!

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  • Debbie Barnett

    January 27, 2022 at 10:26 pm

    Debbie Barnett
    Hannah I just saw this post and my heart goes out to you and all of your family. Eddie and you fought a valiant fight for every single day, each step forward and chance to be with family and show your love. So many prayers are being sent to all of you for comfort and strength. You have shown us all a wonderful example of devotion, support, determination and hope💗🙏🏻☮️.

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  • Sharon Moore

    January 27, 2022 at 12:41 am

    My Friend and former
    co worker Eddie,you are now in a glorious place in the arms of our Lord, free of any pain.
    My prayers are for your Family that they have GOD’S conforting arms to navigate them through their grief.
    Love you my funny Friend. 🌹

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  • Rhonda n Jeff Lind

    January 26, 2022 at 11:46 pm

    May you Rest In Heavenly Peace 🙏 God Bless you Eddie, your wife, children . God Bless your entire loving family who also has been through so much. Our thoughts and Prayers are with you ALL! Dawn, I especially want to again express our condolences, sympathies, Love and Prayers for you and your family. I know your loved ones in Heaven have welcomed Eddie and Cheryl into the Heavenly Kingdom of Our Lord.. May they Rest In Peace! 🙏🌹❤️

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  • Gabriel LeBeau

    January 26, 2022 at 1:38 pm

    Thank you Hannah for taking care and loving my brother til the very end you are truly a angel from haven this is him to a T and he will never be forgotten love you and the kids if u need any thing I’m here for you aways

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  • Jessica

    January 26, 2022 at 1:04 pm

    So saddened by the loss of Eddie so sorry to all the Getty’s family. So many memories playing sports and growing up. My prayers are with all of he was taken too soon. Praying God will wrap you all in his arms and help al of you at this difficult time. I have no words except I’m so sorry. Love and prayers.

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  • Dawn Degelos

    January 26, 2022 at 4:16 am

    Eddie now you are whole again go and do everything that was a struggle in the last months …my baby brother you are free from all the pain and suffering…take care of my nanny for me until i see you both again… I love and miss you all so much… your oldest sister

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  • Kay Barber

    January 26, 2022 at 12:46 am

    Prayers are going with you and your family my heart goes out to you. I just 2 months ago did my husband funeral their so I know how you feel. No words can explain it.

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  • Kathy

    January 25, 2022 at 11:28 pm

    Hannah your words of him describes him to a T.. love you and will miss Eddie so very much. Until we meet him in heaven. 🧢🥤🥁

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  • Tammy Dodd

    January 25, 2022 at 9:07 pm

    There are no words for how much I miss you Eddie. I know you are free of pain and suffering and feasting with so many of our loved ones that welcomed you in heaven. You were the best brother I could have ever had and I’m so blessed to be your sister. I love you always. Until the day I get to hug u again…..Your favorite sister, Tammy.

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  • Jo Bloemer

    January 25, 2022 at 7:30 pm

    Sincere sympathy to Danielle and Gettys Family on Eddie’s death.

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