Eric Spencer Driver, age 60, of the Big Cove Community in Cherokee, passed away in the early morning hours on Thursday, March 28, 2019.
He is survived by his son, Jeremiah Pheasant (wife Brandy); four grandchildren; one brother, Mooney Swayney (wife Linda); sisters, Dorothy West, Donna Teesateskie (Steve), and Bessie Smoker (Lane); special nephew, Gary Driver; special nieces, Elaine Driver and Samantha Driver; and several nieces and nephews also survive.
Eric was preceded in death by his parents, Spencer Driver and Lucy Sequoyah Driver; one son, Charles (Chuck) Pheasant; brothers, Dennis, Rex, Johnny, Abraham, and Kenneth; and two nephews, Dennis Teesateskie and Randy Driver.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, March 30 at the Straight Fork Baptist Church beginning at 5 p.m. where the body will remain until the hour of service on Sunday, March 31 at 1 p.m. Pastors Charles Ray Ball and James “Bo” Parris will officiate. Burial will follow at the Driver Cemetery. Pallbearers will be among family and friends.
Long House Funeral Home is assisting the Driver family.