C. Edward "Eddie" Diatikar

Born in Detroit, MI on December 5, 1953

Departed on July 17, 2016 and resided in Cross Plains, TN

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C. Edward “Eddie” Diatikar, age 62 of Cross Plains passed away July 17, 2016 at his home. Eddie was born on December 5, 1953 in Detroit, Michigan to Betty Ruth Waynick Diatikar and the late Charles H. Diatikar. Eddie was a loyal employee of Ferguson Enterprises who dedicated over 40 years of service to the company. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his brother, Steve R. Powell. Eddie was a thinker, a great man of faith, an overcomer, strong and dedicated. He was one of the most generous people you could know; he loved his family dearly. He fought the good fight, and is now in the arms of his Savior.
He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Wanda Diatikar; children, Kim Crockett, Jenny (Aaron) Townsend, Erik (Amy) Diatikar and Kyle (Jo Carol) Diatikar; grandchildren, Taylor, Isaac and Jack Townsend, Bella, Gabby and Gianni Zizzi, and Kailey & Hayden Diatikar; mother, Betty Diatikar; sister, Judy (Kerry) Parker; brother, Donny (Patsy) Powell and father and mother-in-law, Leland and Betty Hollows.
A Life Celebration Service honoring Eddie will be held on Wednesday, July 20th at 2:00 P.M. from the Chapel of Cole & Garrett Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens with Erik Diatikar, Kyle Diatikar, Aaron Townsend, Taylor Townsend, Isaac Townsend, Jack Townsend, Hayden Diatikar and Gianni Zizzi serving as active pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Alton Lassiter, Walter Young, Randy Warf, Pat Reeves, Wells Kramer, Jeff Hargis, Patrick Hemmerly, Kenny Boyd, Jamie Morgan, Joe Duncan, Dennis Spann, Derek Goodwin and Jim Cline. Visitation with the family will be on Tuesday, July 19th from 4-8 P.M. and on Wednesday from 12:00 Noon until service time.
Arrangements Entrusted To: Cole & Garrett Funeral Home, Goodlettsville (615)859-5231 www.coleandgarrett.com

20 Comments to Mr. C. Edward "Eddie" Diatikar

  1. kathy patterson
    July 18, 2016 5:50 pm

    Wanda sending condolence to you and your family at this time. Y’all are in my prayers.

  2. Lugene Cooper
    July 18, 2016 5:54 pm

    All my love and prayers. Love you Wanda

  3. Santa
    July 18, 2016 6:08 pm

    I’m so sorry Mrs.Wanda, praying for you and all your sweet family. I love you so much.

  4. Wilmarie Strock
    July 18, 2016 8:12 pm

    Mrs Wanda my condolences to you and your family. Dr Garcia

  5. Stella Cortinas
    July 18, 2016 8:20 pm

    My deepest condolences. You and your beautiful family are in my prayers.
    Love ,
    Stella Cortinas

  6. Jeff and Sandy Blinco
    July 18, 2016 8:35 pm

    Eddie, you were one of the most amazing men we have ever known. We love you, and will miss your sweet smile.
    Love, Sandy and Jeff Blinco

  7. Bill Shea
    July 18, 2016 9:14 pm

    May the Lord send your family strength at this time. In The name of Jesus. Amen

  8. Tonya wiseman
    July 18, 2016 9:18 pm

    Wanda, my prays go out to you during this time of great loss. There are no words to truly comfort you the way I wished they could. I’ll continue to pray for you and your family as you set forth on this journey through life without your loved one. Take comfort in the fact that you know he is in Gods hands and his sole will live forever.

  9. Barbara Paskins
    July 18, 2016 10:10 pm

    Wanda, I’m so sorry about Eddie, you are in my thought and prayers, I wish I could be there. I love you and all your family.

  10. Marie slate
    July 18, 2016 11:27 pm

    Wanda I sorry to hear this news. Thinking and praying for you and your family All my love. Marie slate

  11. Pamela Reeves
    July 18, 2016 11:29 pm

    Praying for everyone

  12. Kathy Stamps
    July 19, 2016 12:20 am

    Wanda my thoughts and prayers with you and your family and employes of Ferguson so many memories working with Eddie years ago.

  13. Bbbrth mccracken
    July 19, 2016 8:57 am

    Judy I am so sorry sweet friend. Please know I am lifting you …. all of you …. up to the Father. May HE comfort you all. Much love to you and big, big hugs.

  14. Rich Sturges
    July 19, 2016 9:04 am

    Wanda and family: Very sorry for you loss. May the great memories you share of Eddie, comfort you in the days and weeks ahead.

    “Eternal rest grant unto him O Lord.
    And let perpetual light shine upon him.
    May he rest in peace”. Amen.

  15. Bob Tyree
    July 19, 2016 9:13 am

    Eddie and I have been “Ferguson Friends” for over 36 years. We are going to miss him dearly. May God richly Bless and comfort you all in this time of loss and celebration.

  16. Carl & Sandra Sloan
    July 19, 2016 10:20 am

    Wanda we are so sorry to hear about Eddie. Our neighbor Kristi has kept us updated.

  17. Debbie McAlister
    July 19, 2016 10:35 am

    Wanda, I am so sorry to hear about Eddie. You and your family are in my prayers now and in the coming days and months. God Bless y’all

    Debbie Davidson McAlister

  18. Terri Hoots
    July 20, 2016 9:06 am

    I wil miss this kind and sweet man always . He taught me so much especially how to love your family first ! Praying for you all !

  19. Anita Adams
    July 20, 2016 9:30 am

    Thinking of all of you. Love and prayers. Sorry I can’t give hugs to you due to my schedule will catch up with all later

  20. Faye Clendenin
    July 20, 2016 7:31 pm

    Wanda, so sorry to hear about Eddie. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your Family.

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