Jack Ronald Eaton



Jack Ronald Eaton, 83, of North Fort Myers, Florida, and formerly of Brownstown, passed away Thursday, July 2, 2015, at Hope Hospice Center of North Fort Myers with his loving family by his side.

Born on Jan. 17, 1932, in Ramsey, he was the son of Arvil and Lucille Eaton, both of whom preceded him in death. On Feb. 11, 1951, in Brownstown, he married Emma Lou Allman, and she survives in Florida. They celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary this past February.

Mr. Eaton attended Purdue University and returned home to help run the family business, the Vallonia Hatchery.

Jack worked for Cummins Engine Co. before retiring and moving to Fort Myers, Florida. He was a member of Seymour Elk’s Club, Brownstown Knights of Pythias and Brownstown United Methodist Church.

Other survivors include a daughter, Melanie Markel of Brownstown; a son, Doug (Betty) Eaton of Seymour; six granddaughters, Courtney (Jack) Bishop of Mobile, Alabama, Hilary (Frank) Conway of Hoboken, New Jersey, Ashley (David) Greenberg of New York, New York, Brittney (Matt) Schelich of Nashville, Tennessee, Holly Eaton of Chicago, and Kelly (Aaron) Schenk of Evansville; and five great-grandchildren, Keller, Connor, and Parker Bishop who reside in Mobile, Alabama, Collin Conway of Hoboken, New Jersey, and Dylan Greenberg of New York, New York.

A graveside service will be at 4:30 p.m. Aug. 1 at Fairview Cemetery in Brownstown for all friends and family.

Spurgeon Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. Memorials may be given to Brownstown United Methodist Church.

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