John E. Eaton, 72, of Warsaw, passed away on Friday, Aug. 6, 2021, at 7:27 a.m. at Millers Merry Manor, Warsaw. Born on Jan. 1, 1949, in South Bend, John was the son of Virgil and Betty (King) Eaton. He was united in marriage to Connie Blakely on Feb.1, 2003, in Syracuse.
He was a graduate of Jackson High School in South Bend and continued his education at Manchester College in North Manchester. He was a retired sales associate for Ace Hardware Store and was formerly employed in sales for Bremen Castings. John enjoyed hunting and fishing. He loved woodworking and tinkering in the garage. He was a strong man of faith and loved to tell of his Jesus. He was a member of the Warsaw Evangelical Presbyterian Church.
John is survived by his wife, Connie Eaton, of Warsaw; Children include Sarah (Tracy) Soper, Brownsburg, Rachel (Jack Penry) Brown, Nappanee, Kayla (Ammon) Davis of Warsaw, Doug Blakely of Warsaw, and Marty Haupert of Wabash. He was also survived by his sister, Linda Fourman of Greenville, Ohio, and his grandchildren; Kade, Tyler, Mason, Heidi, Killian, Mera, Jonathan, Jared and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in passing by his first wife, Patricia Eaton, granddaughter Sarah Haupert, and son-in-law Rod Haupert.
A visitation will be held from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021 at the Warsaw Evangelical Presbyterian Church 210 S. High St. Warsaw with a celebration of life to follow immediately at the church. Reverend Aaron Klein will be officiating the services.
Memorial donations may be made to Warsaw Evangelical Presbyterian Church Presbyterian Preschool Fund, 210 S High St, Warsaw, IN 46580.
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