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Ed L. Eaton

Ed Eaton Cover PicMr. Ed L. Eaton, age 84 of Lebanon, TN and a native of Alexandria, TN, was taken Wednesday, October 8, 2014, from Summit Medical Center in Hermitage and received by heavenly angels and taken to his father’s home.  Ed was born April 30, 1930 to Tommy and Elizabeth McMillen Eaton in Alexandria.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Bill Eaton.  He was a graduate of Watertown High School where he played football and was a U.S. Army veteran.  He was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church.  He was employed with the Wilson Farmer’s Co-Op for thirty five years.


He is survived by the love of his life for sixty three years, Sue Williams Eaton; three sons:  Edward (Linda) Eaton, Randy “BoBo” (Debbie Jo) Eaton, Mike Eaton; grandchildren:  Katie (Jeremy) Pitman, Mary Grace Eaton, Randy Eaton, Jeremy (Jane) Howard; great-grandchildren:  Kimberly and Blaine Pitman, Kaia and Abegayle Howard.


A celebration of life will be held Saturday, October 11, 2014, at 10 a.m. from the Immanuel Baptist Church, 214 Castle Heights Ave. Lebanon, with Pastor John Hunn and Rev. Donald Owens officiating.  Interment with military honors will follow at Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery in Alexandria.  Members of his Wilson Farmer’s Co-Op family will serve as Honorary and Active Pallbearers.  Visitation  Friday 3-8 p.m. at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home, 241 West Main Street, Lebanon  and Saturday after 9 a.m. at the Immanuel Baptist Church.



LIGON & BOBO FUNERAL HOME, in charge of arrangements.



Messages for the Family

  1. Missy Knight says:
    Momma Sue and Boys and family,
    Please know my heart aches for each of you in the loss of Big Ed, but oh, what a glorious day it is, that is he with our Lord! Know that each of you are in my Prayers and thoughts, today and days ahead. Love to each of you. Missy
  2. eddie wynne says:
    Ed helped me pick out my garden stuff every spring and gave me all kind of gardening help. He will be very missed
  3. Suni & Joe Hensley says:
    Ed & Linda, we are so sorry for your loss. You and your family will be in our prayers in the days to come as you go through this time of goodbye. Love ya!
  4. George & Ann Granberry says:
    Sue, Ed, Linda and family, you are in our thoughts and prayers. Big Ed was a very special man, he is more special now as he begins eternity with our heavenly Father. Love to all
  5. Barbara Minter says:
    I am so sorry about your dad. Just know that you and your family are in my prayers. I also pray for safe travels for everyone. May the Lord bless and keep you and yours. Love you.
  6. Katie Pittman says:
    My sweet pawpaw.. We will miss you so much & we love you dearly.. Kinley says you will always be in our hearts.
  7. Kimberly Hale-Robbins says:
    Every time I saw Mr. Eaton he had a smile and a kind word for me. He will live on in my memories. …my prayers are with you Ms. Sue, Edward, Randy & Mike and your families
    May God cover you with peace & love during this time.
  8. Marshall and Faye Culver says:
    Mr. Ed was one of the most respected men that I know. He was ‘my buddy’ at the Coop. I enjoyed knowing him and working with him so much. There are not enough words to express our sorrow. He will be greatly missed. May God comfort and bless the family.
  9. Billy Hale says:
    Sue,Randy,Eddy…sorry for your loss, you all are in our prayers
  10. Paul & Betty Leftrick says:
    Our sincere sympathy to Sue and the rest of your family. We knew Ed, as so many people did, from the Co-Op, but more importantly, we will always remember you and Ed as our brother & sister in Christ. God bless you all.
    Paul & Betty Leftrick
  11. William H Rukes says:
    I am so sorry !!!! I will miss De he was a very good friend