Robert M Eaton|
January 1, 1922 -
November 10, 2013
Robert was born in Oregon City and graduated from Oregon City High School. He joined the U. S. Navy in 1942. While on leave he married his high school sweetheart, Chelsea Wilson. During WWII he served in the Atlantic on the USS Stockdale (DE399). He was called up for the Korean War and served in the Pacific on the USS Bon Homme Richard. After his honorable discharge he and Chelsea settled in Salem. Robert went to work for the State of Oregon and worked as a communication engineer for the highway and forestry departments.
Private interment will be at Mountain View Cemetery in Oregon City.
Survivors include three daughters; Janet (Bob) Sigleer, Susan Keyzers, Kathy (Rick) Westcott; 9 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife and 2 brothers.
Memorials may be made to Willamette Valley Hospice.
City View Funeral Home is taking care of final arrangements.
Published in StatesmanJournal on Nov. 13, 2013