The family will receive friends on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, from noon until 2 p.m. at Collins-Burke Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, at Collins-Burke Chapel. Burial will follow at Shiloh Cemetery. Bro. Morris Helton and Bro. Joey Vick will officiate. Mr. Eaton worked for Liberty National Insurance in the Walker District for four years.
Mr. Eaton was preceded in death by his father, Jess Eaton; mother, Amy Eaton; sister, Mary Bryant; brothers, J.L. Eaton, John Eaton, Albert Eaton and Cliff Eaton; granddaughter, LeShell Eaton; and grandson, John David Wilson III.
He is survived by his wife, Martha Ann Eaton of Nauvoo; sons, Rodney L. Eaton (Mary) of Nauvoo, Wayne Johnston of Cullman County, Andy Johnston of Kansas and Ronnie Johnston-Bonnie (Yvonne); eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Gary Weaver, Dan Wright, Brase Narmore, David Sandlin, David Edgil and Alan Cook.