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George Benjamin Eaton Jr., age 92, of Elyria, Ohio (formerly of Corbin), departed this life on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016, at his home. He was born on July 12, 1924, in Highcliff, Tennessee to the late George B. Eaton Sr. and Susie (Peace) Eaton. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Dora Ann (Monhollen) Eaton and a son, Alfred Eaton. George was a veteran of the United States Navy.
He is survived by two sons, Kenneth Eaton and wife Leona of Elyria, Ohio and Keith Eaton and wife Jill of Oberlin, Ohio; four grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; a sister, Evelyn Kelley of Rockholds; many nieces and nephews; and a host of other family and friends to mourn his passing.
Visitation will be after 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, 2016, at Croley Funeral Home.
The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016, at the Croley Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jimmy McKiddy and the Rev. Ronnie Rose officiating. He will be laid to rest in the Corinth Cemetery. Military Graveside Services will be conducted by the American Legion Post #88 of Corbin, Kentucky.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.croleyfuneralhome.com
Croley Funeral Home of Williamsburg is in charge of all arrangements, Jerry W. Croley and J. Andrew Croley, Directors.
Published on November 16, 2016
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