November 9, 1970 - February 5, 2021
Edward (Eddie) Allen Neuenschwander, born November 9, 1970, in Clinton, Missouri, passed away peacefully after a courageous year-long battle with cancer on February 5, 2021, at his home in St. Louis, Missouri.
Eddie was born to Doris Jean Varner Neuenschwander and Larry Neuenschwander, who survive, of Deepwater, Missouri.
He was a lifelong member of Valley Center United Church of Christ of Deepwater, Missouri. Eddie graduated Lakeland High School in 1989, where he was active in band, FFA and 4-H. Eddie attended Missouri Southern State University and studied business administration. After college, he moved to St. Louis to pursue a career in marketing and sales.
Eddie was an exceptional sales professional in the specialty food industry and cherished his position as the National Sales Manager for Wind & Willow. Eddie’s interesting and vast work experiences crated an amazing committed boss, colleague and cohort.
He was blessed with many friends as he traveled throughout the world for pleasure and business. Eddie was a rugby player and manager for Team Saint Louis for many years and volunteered as co-sponsorship director since 2013. He was an advocate for Food Outreach in St. Louis.
Survivors include his mother Doris Jean Varner Neuenschwander and father Larry Neuenschwander, sister Debbie Neuenschwander Vanslyke and husband Sean, brother Jim Neuenschwander and wife Stephanie and brother Billy Neuenschwander and wife Becky, along with seven nieces and nephews, one great niece and one great nephew.
Eddie was preceded in death by his grandparents Zelma and James Varner and Ivonne and Dan Neuenschwander.
The family will hold a Celebration of Life at a later time in Deepwater, Missouri. Interment will be at Valley Center Cemetery.
At the family’s request, memorial donations may be made in Eddie’s memory to Team Saint Louis or to your local animal shelter. Eddie loved dogs and enjoyed having them around him at all times. His favorite dog Bear preceded him in death.
Eddie’s smile and kindness will be missed by his family and friends.