James Edward McIn-tosh, II, the son of Orville Kenneth and Beryl Grace (Denny) McIntosh, was born September 7, 1953, in Fairfax, Missouri. Eddie attended Tarkio High School, Tarkio, Missouri, graduating in 1973.
In January of 1974, Eddie entered into the United States Navy where he served his country for three years and eight months, receiving his honorable discharge in May of 1977.
Eddie was employed as a farm hand for Mike Minter and Kenny Lane. Then, he was employed by Clay Knierim for 30 years. He enjoyed attending tractor pulls, car shows, and watching NASCAR. Dale Earnhardt and Dale Earnhardt, Jr. were Eddie’s favorite NASCAR drivers to watch. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family. Eddie passed away Tuesday, January 19, 2021, at Community Hospital-Fairfax, Fairfax, at the age of 67.
Besides his parents, Eddie was preceded in death by sisters, Beverly Kay McIntosh and Melva Poston. Survivors include brothers, Charles Harold McIntosh, Harker Heights, Texas, and Allen Richard McIntosh, Sullivan, Missouri; sisters, Barbara Bryant, Rock Port, Missouri, and Edna Chastain, Hamburg, Iowa; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Graveside service and inurnment will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, April 10, 2021, at Home Cemetery, Tarkio. There is no visitation. Arrangements are under the direction of Davis Funeral Home, Tarkio. Memorials may be directed to Community Hospital-Fairfax, Fairfax, Missouri. Online condolences may be left at www.minterfuneralchapels.com.