James Eaton

James L. Eaton

1937 - 2019

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James L. Eaton age 81 of West Springfield, passed away on Tuesday June 4, 2019 at Pleasant Ridge Manor.  He was born at Asbury Woods Nature Center on September 5, 1937 a son of the late, Elmer Eaton, who was the caretaker of the nature center and the late, Velma (Rusterholtz) Eaton.


Jim Proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corp.  He worked at Highway Equipment as a mechanic before his retirement.  Jim enjoyed working on his own tractor and attending steam engine shows


He is survived by his wife of 18 years, Joyce Pyle; three children, Brian (Kimberly) Eaton and their daughter, Taylor Nicole Eaton; Melissa Eaton Keinath and Matthew (Melissia) Fuller and two grandsons all of Erie; one brother, Al Eaton of Lebannon, OH and three nieces and their families.  Jim is further survived by three stepdaughters, Annette (Dan) Meihl, Christine (Pete) Lindsley and Sandy (Terry) Throop, six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. 


Friends may call at the Dusckas-Martin Funeral Home & Crematory Inc. 4216 Sterrettania Rd., on Sunday from 4:00 to 7:00 PM.  Funeral services will be private and held at the convenience of the family with burial in Laurel Hill Cemetery.


In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the, Erie VA Medical Center, Attn: Voluntary Office (135) 135 East 38th St. Erie, PA 16504.


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