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Robert “Bob” J. Eaton

Robert “Bob” J. Eaton age 68 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Thursday, December 5, 2019 in Mena, Arkansas.

Bob was born on December 09, 1950 in Conneaut, Ohio to the late Harry Eaton, Sr and the late Marian Beahon Eaton.  Bob was married to Deborah Theiss Eaton. He was a manager for Mena Water Department for many years.  He was known as “Mr. Fix It,” as he liked tinkering and fixing things. Bob also enjoyed fitness and exercising. He appreciated music and loved playing his guitar. Bob loved his family dearly and was a devoted man of God. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and friend to all. He will be dearly missed.

He is survived by: Wife:Deborah Eaton of Mena, Arkansas; Daughters: Guinnevere Seewald and husband Michael of Little Rock, Arkansas, Kassandra Reynolds and husband Jeremiah of Melbourne, Arkansas, Jennifer Graves and husband David of Mena, Arkansas, Sarah Eaton of Missouri, Rebekah Eaton of Missouri, Catherine Parrish and husband Derek of Colorado; Twenty-two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; Brother:Harry Eaton, Jr. and wife Joan of Conneaut, Ohio, Sister:         Patricia Van Norman and husband Michael of Kingsville, Ohio; Many beloved nieces and nephews; Host of other close family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents Harry and Marian Eaton, a son Joshua Jacob Eaton, his sister and brother -in-law, Myra Jean Wheeler and Douglas Wheeler and a very special nephew Gerald Wheeler.

Funeral service will be Monday, December 9, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at Beasley-Wood Chapel with son-in-law Michael Seewald officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt. Gilead Cemetery under the direction of the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home of Mena.

Pallbearers will be Dylan Reynolds, Joshua Graves, Andrew Graves, Evan Graves, Ethan Seewald, Benjamin Seewald, Lucas Schrock, Jacob Schrock, and Gabriel Theiss.

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