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Charles "Eddie" Edward Eaton, Jr.

June 22, 1945 April 24, 2019
Charles "Eddie" Edward Eaton, Jr.
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Obituary – Charles Edward “Eddie” Eaton, Jr.

Charles Edward “Eddie” Eaton, Jr., age 73, of Leon, Iowa, the son of Charles Edward and Virginia Elizabeth (Merry) Eaton, was born June 22, 1945, in Leon, Iowa. He died unexpectedly at Westview Acres in Leon, on Wednesday, April 24, 2019.

Eddie, as he was known, grew up in Leon until he was seven years old. Then he moved to Glenwood, Iowa, where he attended school and lived until he was 18 years old. He returned to Leon and lived in the County Home, and also Chariton, Mt. Ayr, and Centerville, Iowa before moving into Westview Acres in Leon in August of 2006. Over the years he worked delivering newspapers, mowing lawns, and cleaning. Eddie had a great memory for names, birthdays, and phone numbers. He loved to sing and always knew all the words to the old hymns. He also enjoyed doing crafts and participating in the Special Olympics.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Eaton and Virginia Cooper and brother, Chuck Eaton. Survivors include his sisters, Cheryl and Lynn Roberts of Derby, Iowa, Donna McCullough of Centerville, Iowa, and Judy Smith and companion Mike Jones of Leon; brother, Jim Eaton; nieces and nephews, Russ and Sandy Hall, Cherry and Stephen Rehbein, Sheila and Jens Deemer, and Shawn Martin; great nieces and nephews, Ashley Owens, Cassie Owens, Brandon Bacon, Jack Hall, Sydney Hullinger, Aspen Eslick, Chase Deemer, and Axel Deemer; and other relatives and friends.




Funeral services will be held at the Slade – O’Donnell Funeral Home in Leon, Iowa at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 30, 2019, with Rev. Max Carmichael officiating. Visitation is open on Monday noon until 8 p.m. Family will receive friends 9-10 a.m. Tuesday prior to the funeral. Burial will be in the Leon Cemetery, Leon, Iowa.


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Visitation

Monday

29

Apr

12:00 PM 4/29/2019 12:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 4/29/2019 8:00:00 PM
Slade - O'Donnell Funeral Home

103 NE Mill Street
Leon, IA 50144

Slade - O'Donnell Funeral Home
103 NE Mill Street Leon 50144 IA
United States

Visitation

Tuesday

30

Apr

9:00 AM 4/30/2019 9:00:00 AM - 10:00 AM 4/30/2019 10:00:00 AM
Slade - O'Donnell Funeral Home

103 NE Mill Street
Leon, IA 50144

Family will receive friends Tuesday 9-10 a.m.

Slade - O'Donnell Funeral Home
103 NE Mill Street Leon 50144 IA
United States

Service

Tuesday

30

Apr

10:00 AM 4/30/2019 10:00:00 AM
Slade - O'Donnell Funeral Home

103 NE Mill Street
Leon, IA 50144

Slade - O'Donnell Funeral Home
103 NE Mill Street Leon 50144 IA
United States

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Location

Leon Cemetery Final Resting Place

Leon, IA 50144

Leon 50144 IA
United States
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