Eddie Maten Jr.
September 21, 1946 – April 12, 2020
Eddie Maten Jr. was born on September 21, 1946 to the union of Eddie Maten Sr. and Maggie Parker. He attended the Chicago Public School in Chicago, IL. He also served in the U.S. Army. He went to Washburn Trade School and became a proud member of I.B.E.W local 134 Electrician. He later worked for the city of Chicago until he retired.
He was united in holy matrimony to Derotha Johnson (Rita) in 1982 with this union they had four sons. In 2015 they moved to Arizona where he continued his retired life. He departed this life on April 12, 2020 at 5:55 pm in Arizona.
Both parents, one sister (Pauline), and two brothers (David & Walter) preceded him in death.
He leaves to mourn his loving devoted wife Derotha Maten, four sons Yorick, Deshawn, Giamon, and Antwan; two daughters Tasha and Eddie; five grandchildren; one brother Jewel (Geneva) Maten; three sisters Annie Malone, Gloria Hemphill, and Leona Cooper; one aunt Florene Allen of Memphis, TN; one special aunt Laverne Catchings of Chicago, and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.
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