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Robert Lynn Eaton
October 18, 1954 -- January 02, 2019

                                                                  SUNRISE:  OCTOBER 18, 1954

                                                                    SUNSET:  JANUARY 2, 2019

 

“For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.”  John 3:16

 

Robert Lynn Eaton, age 64, of Estancia, New Mexico went to his heavenly home on Wednesday, January 2, 2019.  Robert “Bob” was born October 18, 1954 in Maywood, CA to John & Eileen Eaton. 

After graduating from Rosemead High School, Rosemead, CA, Bob worked as a long haul moving truck driver for Allied Van Lines.

On April 8, 1975, Bob married his childhood sweetheart, Debra Ann Hulecki, in Yuma, AZ.  Julie Christine, Bob’s little “Dolly” was born on July 18, 1979.  Five years later, Robert Arthur “Bobolinks” arrived on July 5, 1984.

Bob’s love of flying propelled him to be a private pilot and crop duster.  Bob owned several planes and even had a runway on his property.  His nickname was “FlyBoy”. 

Bob was forever the Entrepreneur as he owned and operated several businesses with his dear wife by his side.   Bob Eaton’s Roofing Company, Turlock, CA, Nature’s Herbal Remedies Store, Albuquerque, NM and Flying E Ranch “Home of the Free Range Chickens” egg business.

In his spare time, Bob loved working with wood.  He was a master craftsman – making beautiful gifts for family and friends.  These gifts included cutting boards, jewelry holders and keepsake boxes.  Just this  Christmas, Bob made a  beautiful  table for his daughter out of 1910 cedar.  He had a really big heart and loved to give of himself and his talents.

Bob is survived by his wife of 43 years, Debra Ann Eaton; Daughter, Julie (Kris) Pohl, El Paso, TX; Son, Bobby (Mariah) Eaton, Santa Fe, NM; Grandchildren, Jeremy Pohl, Frank Pohl, Janelle Pohl.  Brother, Don (Cheri) Eaton, Enderlin, ND; Brother, Bill (Lisa) Eaton, Grand Forks, ND; Sister, Diane Newell, Auburn, CA and many nieces and nephews who all thought the world of Uncle Bob. 

Bob was preceded in death by his parents, John and Eileen Eaton (Timcho); Sister, Darlene Runyon.       

Arrangements entrusted to:

Riverside Funeral Home of Albuquerque

225 San Mateo Blvd. NE

(505) 764-9663 

 

Condolences

Denise Passaseo January 11, 2019

Friend El paso , Texas

Our condolences to your family and friends.

Lydia January 11, 2019

Friend Albuquerque , New Mexico

I am deeply sorry for your loss. My most heartfelt condolences, thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. I pray that God’s grace will give you strength and comfort during this difficult time. Always know that I am there for you, Debbie, and that our friendship is strong. You are not alone! Call me anytime, day or night; just pickup the phone.