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Fort Custer National Cemetery

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Memorial Visitation

McCowen and Secord Funeral Home - Vicksburg
Monday June 7th, 2021
4:00pm - 7:00pm

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Memorial Visitation

McCowen and Secord Funeral Home - Vicksburg
Tuesday June 8th, 2021
10:00am - 11:00am

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Memorial Service

McCowen and Secord Funeral Home - Vicksburg
Tuesday June 8th, 2021
11:00am

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Ronald L. Eaton

Ronald L. Eaton passed away with his son by his side on June 1, 2021, at the age of 74. Ron was born on January 28, 1947, to Kenneth & Dorothy (Born) Eaton. Ron married the love of his life Karen September 25, 1971. He is survived by his son Jason (Tracy) Eaton; five grandchildren: Shan (Mollie Hageman) Pileri, Taylor (Emily Nachtegall) Misel, Brooke (Chase Fricke) Misel, Jarrett Eaton and Jaden Eaton; two great grandchildren: Brenden and Noah; his siblings: David (Viola) Eaton and Robert (Sue) Eaton, several nieces and nephews and his favorite cat Millie. He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife Karen. Memorial donations may be made to Give Kids the World in honor of Cambri Dorko or Section 1776 in honor of veterans. Ron served his country proudly along with his brother. Ron was a Naval corpsman where he acquired the nickname “Doc”. He served in country in Vietnam. Ron was awarded two purple heart medals. Ron retired from the Post Office as a letter carrier after 30 years. Ron was his son’s baseball coach and later they played softball together. Ron coached several top league teams over the years. Later his passion turned to golf and he began building golf clubs for people. Ron loved his family and adored his cat. He enjoyed spending time with his friend and was active in his grandkids and great grandkids lives. He was a huge Notre Dame fan and a Cubs fan. Ron loved to travel. He was a gifted storyteller and always had a story to tell. A visitation gathering will be held on Monday, June 7 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the McCowen & Secord Funeral Home; 409 S. Main St. Vicksburg MI 49097. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, June 8 at 11:00 a.m. at the same location. A graveside service with military honors will be held at a later date at Ft. Custer National Cemetery. While visiting Ron’s webpage at www.mccowensecord.com please sign the guestbook by lighting a candle, and/or sharing a memory with the family.

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A candle was lit in memory of Ronald Eaton

Harry Reeves Jun 7 2021 2:23 PM

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Jun 6 2021 11:17 PM

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Jun 5 2021 3:43 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Ronald Eaton

Dave and Karen Carvell Jun 3 2021 7:47 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Ronald Eaton

Pam Miles Wiessner Jun 3 2021 2:01 PM

Simply Elegant Spathiphyllum was purchased for the family of Ronald "Ron" Eaton.

Jun 3 2021 8:46 AM

I was surprised to hear about the passing of Ron. We not only classmates but friends who shares some laughs at times. Prayers and best wishes to his family.

Larry Hattis Jun 2 2021 11:16 PM

Sentiments of Serenity Spray was purchased for the family of Ronald "Ron" Eaton.

Jun 2 2021 7:03 PM

So sorry to hear about Ron's passing. Loved being on Facebook with Ron and sharing our stories, he loved his wife who passed before him and we shared the same politics. I remember him in school and we partied and shared the same friends. I'm going to miss him and the history we had together.

Dena Newkirk Jun 2 2021 1:22 PM

I worked with Ron at the P.O. and we went out one night and met a girl she brought us back to her apartment where I met her room mate, ended up marring her room mate ,who mothered my sons .

David Lipka Jun 2 2021 10:38 AM

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