Eric Carlton Wetzel, 66, of Moulton, formerly of Dothan, AL passed away Thursday, September 12, 2019, at his residence. Visitation was from 11 a.m. till 12 noon on Saturday, September 14, 2019, at Lawrence Funeral Home. The funeral service followed at 12 noon at the funeral home with Deacon Rick Chenault, Sr. officiating. Burial with Navy honors was in Fort Mitchell National Cemetery in Fort Mitchell, AL on Monday at 1:30 p.m. CST.
A veteran of the US Navy and Coast Guard, Eric was a member of Resurrection Catholic Chapel of Lawrence County. He enjoyed watching Jeopardy and World War II documentaries.
Survivors include his brothers, Michael Wetzel (Windy), John White (Martha), Gerry White (Pam); sisters, Cathie Wetzel (Rick Johnson) and Mary Jolly (Bill); nephews, Logan Wetzel, Anthony White, Jeff White, Chris White, and Jonathan Horn; nieces, Veronica Horn and Jennifer Davis; and his beloved cat, Jesse.
Eric was preceded in death by his parents, Francis and Rosemary Worrall Wetzel.
The family extends special thanks to the VA Hospitals in Huntsville and Birmingham.