Edward “Eddy” Trinidad Flores Jr., of Savannah, departed this life on Tuesday, Oct. 3, at the age of 28 years, 1 month and 15 days.
He was born in Chicago, Illinois on Aug. 18, 1989, the son of Edward Trinidad Flores Sr. and Sandra Rose Flores.
Eddy enjoyed vehicle restoration and was a shop manager at Jordan’s Customs. He had attended school for culinary arts and completed the course to become a chef. During his youth he played baseball and football. He liked playing the drums, tuba and trombone. Eddy was a family man, he loved kids, his family and most of all being a dad. He was a giving person and enjoyed helping people...he would give you the shirt off of his back.
He is survived by his parents, Edward Trinidad Flores Sr. and Sandra Flores of Savannah; fiancée, Felicia Rose Fowler of Savannah; children, Selena Rosa Leah and Tyler Edward Lee Flores, both of Savannah; sisters, Bonnie Cox of Savannah, Amanda Rodgers and her husband Frank of Idaho, and Amber Zakrzewski of Illinois; brothers, Joseph Rose and his wife Lauren of Savannah and B.J. Cox and his wife Nicole of Alabama; grandmother, Vela Cox of Savannah; stepgrandmother, Jane Rose of Wisconsin; aunts and uncles, Susan Shaw (Rich) of Tennessee, Anthony Steven Flores of Illinois, Cindy Cates of Paris, Tennessee, Tammie Kiste of Alabama, Diana Alexander of Illinois, Chrissy Scharneck of Illinois, Tamera Koch of Wisconsin, Robert Rose of Kentucky, David Cox of Paris, Tennessee, and Stephen Rose of Trenton, Tennessee; godbrother, Shane Ferrell of Selmer; extended family, Nicholas Fowler, and Kirby and Lisa Fowler, all of Savannah; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
Eddy was preceded in death by a brother, Kyle Martin Gustavus; grandparents, Trinidad and Dolores Flores, William Rose, Dorris Cox and Vincent Taglia; uncle, Billy Rose; and niece, Bobbie Jean Beavers.
Services were held on Sunday, Oct. 8, at 12 p.m., at Shackelford Chapel in Savannah with Rev. Phillip Page, Anthony Flores, Shane Ferrell and Edward Flores Sr. officiating. Burial followed in Memory Gardens at Savannah.