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Robert Eakin

Robert EakinMemorial services for Robert”Bob” Eakin, age 90 of Mount Vernon, were Sunday, July 8, 2018 in the Chapel at Sam Harvey Funeral Home.

 Mr. Eakin was born Aug. 7, 1927 in Runningwater, Tex. to Marvin and Lella Palmer Eakin.
He honorably served in the United States Navy. He retired from Brookshire’s, where he served as the service station attendant. Prior to working at  Brookshire’s, he drove trucks and was an electrician. He was a member at the Family Worship Center in Mount Pleasant and of the Mount Pleasant Bowling League.
He died Friday, July 6, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, Ritta Moles Eakin; his second wife, Roberta “Bobbie” Eakin; two brothers, Carl Eakin and Duane Eakin, and two sisters, Marva Jones and Elaine Guthrie.
He is survived by his children, Dan and Denise Eakin of Hawkins, Tex., Marvin and Mary Ann Eakin of Smithville, Tex., Neal and Diana Cox of Mount Vernon, Gary Cox of Mount Vernon, Carol Jordon of Savannah, Tex., and Bobbie and Greg Dove of Mount Vernon; his brother, Gleason and Barbara Eakin of Portland, Ore., his sister, Betty Henley of Hesperia, Cali.; 13 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.