William Hanes Eakin Jr.

Published 10:56 am Monday, September 21, 2015

William Hanes Eakin Jr.

Mr. William Hanes Eakin Jr., 84, of Georgetown, Georgia, died Saturday, September 19, 2015 at Crowne Health Care in Eufaula, Alabama.

Graveside services will be held Tuesday, September 22, 2015, at 1 p.m. CDT, at Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery. Dr. Kermit Soileau will officiate with Chapman Funeral Home directing.

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Born November 22, 1930 in Climax, Ga., Mr. Eakin was the son of the late William Hanes and Jeannie Musgrove Eakin Sr. Mr. Eakin was a United States Army veteran during the Korean Conflict. He was retired from the National Guard and the Civil Service.

He was preceded in death by his brother Marion Eakin.

Survivors include his wife, Judy Eakin of Georgetown; one son, Ron (Donna Eakin of Rutledge, Ga.; three daughters, Diane (Lynn) Mahaley of Eufaula, Pam (David) Frazier of Crawford, Ala., Melissa (John) Myers of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; four grandchildren, Brandon Mahaley, Jennifer Frazier, Jonathan Frazier, Cameron Eakin; four great-grandchildren, Logan, Michael, Keely, Bentley; one brother, John (Ruth) Eakin of Quincy, Fla.; four sisters, Evelyn Atkinson of Augusta, Ga. Doris (Ray) Rauton of Ridge Spring, S.C., Elaine (Edwin) Sanders of Cairo, Ga., Lil (Don)Wagner of Connecticut.