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Aug 17, 1929 - Feb 15, 2014 OKLAHOMA CITY Charles Edward Eaton was born on August 17, 1929, in Porum, OK to Floyd and Cordelia Eaton. Charles grew up in Porum working with Dad on the farm. After high school, he came to OKC and went to work at Wilson Foods, where he retired with 36 years of service. He proudly served two years in the U.S. Army. He met Shirley Evans, of Choctaw, and they were married in 1953. Charles liked all sports. His favorite was going deer hunting with his two sons, several cousins and friends. He could also grow a beautiful garden, and he loved Gospel music. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Doug, and sister-in-law, Wanda; sister, Shirley Burghart, and brother-in-law, Tom. He is survived by his wife and caregiver, Shirley, of the home; son, Dwayne and wife Kardina, of Newalla; son, Steven, of OKC; brother, Phillip and wife Betty, of Moore; sister, Linda Spitler and husband Charles, of Moore; and sister, Gloria and husband Jerry Jennings. Visitation will be held Thursday, 1-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in Resthaven Funeral Home chapel with interment to follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens. To share condolences, please visit: resthavenokc.com

Published in The Oklahoman on Feb. 19, 2014
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