Eaheart, John Burt John Burt Eaheart, 82, of Plano, died Tuesday, May 8, 2012, at his home in Plano from complications of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Private graveside services, under the direction of Ted Dickey Funeral Home, are set for Friday, May 11, at Plano Mutual Cemetery. A reception for friends and family will follow at 11 a.m. at 1516 Municipal Avenue, Plano. He was born Jan. 8, 1930, in Stamford, TX, to John Wade Eaheart and Mildred Jordan Eaheart. He spent much of his youth in Greenville, TX. He was a 1948 Highland Park High School graduate and attended Arlington State College. He was a US Navy veteran. He joined Texas Instruments in 1953 and retired after 39 years. A master technician, his great ingenuity enabled him to repair anything. He was also a charter member of what is now the Collin County Genealogical Society. He is survived by Kathleen Poynor Eaheart, his wife of 59 years; daughters Anna (David) Williams, Marla (Peter) Millsap, and Sondra (Mel) Foust; son, John Brian (Sharon) Eaheart; five granddaughters, Kelli, Jamie, Casie and Kerrie Eaheart and Jennifer (Dylan) Brown; four grandsons, Brian (Megan) Foust, Matthew (Laura) Williams, Justin Foust and Stephen Williams; great-granddaughter Callahan Williams; three nieces and one nephew. He was predeceased by his parents and his sister, Edna Eaheart Hambright. The family requests no flowers.
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Published in Dallas Morning News on May 10, 2012