Chester R. Eaton

Born: Wed., Jul. 8, 1942
Died: Mon., Apr. 3, 2017


3:00 PM to 5:00 PM, Thu., Apr. 06, 2017
Location: Frame Funeral Home

Funeral Service

5:00 PM Thu., Apr. 06, 2017
Location: Frame Funeral Home

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Chester R. Eaton

CERES, Pa. — Chester R. Eaton, 74, of Kings Run Road, passed away Monday (April 3, 2017) at Hamot Medical Center in Erie surrounded by his loving family.
Born July 8, 1942, in West Hickory, he was a son of Fred and Eva Freeman Eaton.
Chet was a 1961 graduate of Otto-Eldred High School. He had resided in Erie for 30 years prior to moving back to King’s Run in 2005.
Mr. Eaton was a veteran of the Vietnam War, having served with the United States Navy. He was employed by the General Electric Company in Erie for 30 years prior to his retirement in 2005.
Chet loved sports, especially football, and was an avid Cleveland Browns fan; he also had coached Little League Baseball in Erie, as well as fifth- and sixth-grade girls basketball in Oswayo Valley. He was also an avid bowler and was active in several leagues and teams in the area. He was a member of the Eldred Township Fire Department. Chet liked to hunt, and had also enjoyed country music and attending country music concerts with his longtime companion, Barb.
Surviving are two sons, Michael (Pam) Eaton of Eldred and Brian (Robin) Eaton of Olean, N.Y.; a daughter, Deborah Moyer of Erie; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; a brother, Fred (Diane) Eaton Jr. of Smethport; two sisters, Cookie (Milford) Green of Eldred and Lynn (Doug) Church of Enfield, Conn.; as well as several nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his longtime companion with whom he resided, Barb Green.
He was preceded in death by his former spouse, Mioko Eaton; and a brother, Gary Eaton, in 2014.
Friends may call from 3 to 5 p.m. on Thursday (April 6, 2017) at the Frame Funeral Home in Eldred, at which time funeral services will be held with the Rev. Ricky L. Price, Pastor of the Church of Christ in Bradford, officiating. Burial will be in Lamphier Cemetery in Eldred.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Eldred Township Fire Hall.

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Karen and Jennifer Higley and Mary Bickford
   Posted Wed April 19, 2017
Our deepest sympathy to Chet's family. He will be missed.he leaves us with great memories.