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Kenneth William Eaton

May 20, 2021

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Kenneth William Eaton, 93, died on May 20, 2021

Kenneth was born March 4, 1928 in Gardner, MA the son of the late Everett Geroge and Geraldine Dorothy Eaton. He was preceded in death by his wife Elizabeth “Betty” Eaton,  a son Kenneth D. Eaton, a grandson Jon Stephen Leotti, four brothers Everett T. Eaton, Roger C. Eaton, Robet J. Eaton, Richard E. Eaton, and two sisters, Barbara D. Eaton, and Helen E. Babcock.

Kenneth enlisted in the U.S. Army, March 5, 1946. He served with the 1st Army 16th Division Army Occupation – Germany (1946-1949) Det#4 (Cas Det) 1170th ASU (1950; Honorably Discharged; WWII and Korea Veteran.

Kenneth later went on to be a custodian for the Town of Rowley, MA for the school and library. When he retired in 2004, he took on a security position at Castle Hill on the Crane Estate until his move to Virginia to be near family.

He is survived by two daughters: Dorothy E. Mitchell (Michael) and Cynthia A. Leotti (John), a son Dean R. Eaton all of Lynchburg. Also six grandchildren, six great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews along with two brothers, David C. and Doug E. Eaton and two sisters, Marguerite L. Eaton and Roaslie A. Tallman (Gordon).

Memorial contributions may be made to Gideon’s International at:

Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family.

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