David P. Eaton, age 70, of Pemberville, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at the Toledo Hospital, Toledo, Ohio. He was born on September 15, 1942 in Erie, Pa. His parents were Robert and Twila Eaton and Martha (Hulett) Lumpkin. On August 24, 1963 he married Jeanne Homer in North East, Pa. where they resided for over 25 years. In 1982 they moved to Oak Harbor, Ohio and stayed there until moving to Pemberville, Ohio in 2007 to be closer to their children. Dave was a sales representative for 40 years with Pennzoil Company in the North Central region, retiring in 2003. He was then a part owner of MCCS in Oak Harbor Ohio until his retirement in 2008. His memberships included: First United Presbyterian Church of Pemberville, American Legion Post #105, North East, Pa., VFW Post #8755, Sheffield, Pa. as well as a member of the North East Jaycees where he was awarded a JCI Senatorship for the state of Pa. In his spare time he enjoyed hunting, fishing and especially spending time with his family and friends at their cabin in Sheffield, Pa. Dave is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Jeanne; son Rob (Jody) Eaton; and daughter Krista (Bill) Davis both of Pemberville, Ohio; grandchildren David and Samantha Eaton, Dustin and Andrew Davis; sister Kathy (Larry) Wagner of North East, Pa.; brothers Tim (Terri) Scott of Carlisle, Pa., Jim (Tina) Eaton of Jamestown, N.Y., Doug Eaton of North East, Pa. He was preceded in death by his parents, step-mother Twila Eaton, and son Dean Phillip Eaton. Family and friends will be received on Saturday, January 12, 2013 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. & 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Marsh Funeral Home, 4094 State Route 105, Pemberville, Ohio. Family and friends may also call at the William D. Elkin Funeral Home, 65 S Lake St., North East, Pa. on Monday, January 14, 2013 from noon till time of memorial service at 3 p.m. with the Rev. James Miller officiating. Interment will follow at the North East Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family asks that you consider a memorial to the Hunt-of-a-Lifetime Foundation, P.O. Box 241 Harborcreek, PA 16421. This is a non-profit organization granting fishing and hunting dreams to terminally ill children under 21 years of age. www.huntofalifetime.org. Those wishing to express a word of encouragement, share a memory or photo may do so at www.marshfuneralhomes.com or www.elkinfh.com
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Marsh Funeral Home
4094 State Rte. 105
Pemberville, OH 43450
Published in the Erie Times-News on Jan. 12, 2013