Westfield Chapel

3236 W Huntsville Ave, Springdale, AR


Phone: 479-751-4747

Herbert Julian Eoff, Ph.D.

Springdale, AR

1930 - 2013

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Published: January 16, 2013

Herbert Julian Eoff, Ph.D., 82, of Springdale, Ark., passed from this life on Jan. 13, 2013. He was born April 3, 1930, in Shirley, Ark., to Hillary and Dona (Carroll) Eoff.

Herbert attended Arkansas Tech University for one year prior to entering the military service. He proudly served our country for five years in the Air Force. He received his bachelor's of science and master's degrees at the University of Arkansas. He received his Ph.D. from Texas A & M. Herbert was the director of animal research for Whitmore Laboratories and Hoffman-Rausche.

Herbert married Betty Jo Elmer on Dec. 21, 1958. They have two children, Phillip Stuart Eoff and his wife, Jocelyn of Portsmouth, Va., and Lisa Kay Lewallen of Springdale.

Mr. Eoff was a member of First United Methodist Church of Springdale. He enjoyed golfing with friends and was a member of the Springdale Country Club. He was an accomplished gardener.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and three brothers, Vernie Eoff, Johnny B. Eoff and Doyle Eoff.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Betty Jo; son, Phillip and his wife, Jocelyn; daughter, Lisa Lewallen; grandchildren, Sarina and Wyatt; and great-grandson, Sawyer.

Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, at Westfield Chapel Funeral Home in Springdale. A celebration of his life will be 1:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, at the First United Methodist Church in Springdale. There will be a private family committal service at Fayetteville National Cemetery.

The family suggests that memorials be made to Bread of Life, a ministry of First United Methodist Church, 206 W. Johnson Ave., Springdale, AR 72764.

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