Rom "R.D." Eggers, Jr., age 73, of Zionville, passed away Sunday evening, May 5, 2019, at Glenbridge Health and Rehabilitation in Boone.

Rom was born May 14, 1945 in Watauga County, a son of the late Rom and Dora Dishman Eggers. He was a retired painter and a member of Union Baptist Church.

Rom is survived by one daughter, Debbie Dollar and husband Danny of Zionville; one son, David Eggers and wife Judy of Boone; one granddaughter, Rebecca Eggers and fiance Jesse Triplett of Crumpler; one grandson, Matthew Eggers of Boone; one great-granddaughter, Nevaeh Triplett of Crumpler; one brother, Steve Eggers of Zionville; two sisters, Cathie Farmer and husband Sydney of Zionville, and Betty Church and husband Dean of Boone, and one brother-in-law, Dean Osborne and wife Judy of Zionville. He is also survived by a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Osborne Eggers.

Memorial services for Rom "R.D." Eggers, Jr. Saturday morning, May 11, 2019, at 11:00 o'clock, at Unity Baptist Church, 385 Straight and Narrow Way, Zionville, North Carolina. Officiating will be Reverend Gary Norris.

The family will receive friends following the memorial service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to family to help offset funeral expenses.

At other times the family will be at the home of, Debbie Dollar, 164 Miller Lane, Zionville, North Carolina.

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