DATELINE: KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA
Jack Walter Eaker
Jack Walter Eaker, 90, of Kings Mountain, NC, passed away on February 28, 2021 at Carolina Care Center in Cherryville, NC. He was born in Cleveland County, NC, son of the late Lafayette and Myrtle Costner Eaker and was preceded in death by his brothers, Gerald, Ralph, Wilbur, and Boyce Eaker and his sisters, Helen Warren, Averice Bridges, and Ruth Mayhew. Jack was a longtime and active member of El Bethel UMC. He served his country honorably in the US Army where he selflessly served during the Korean War. Jack retired from Foote Mineral after more than thirty years of dedicated service. He was an avid collector of many things. Jack considered himself a rock hound because of his love for rocks and minerals. He enjoyed repairing and collecting time pieces of all types. Jack and Neely loved traveling, camping and square dancing. He was a wonderful and loving husband and father. His life will forever be remembered by those who knew and loved him.
SURVIVORS: Wife of seventy years: Neely Anthony Eaker, of the home
Daughters: Kayla Day Bearden (Daniel), Kings Mountain, NC and Kaitland Day (Brandon Wollenhaupt), York, SC
Grandchildren: Everette Eaker Bearden and Adaline Bearden
Niece: Barbara Hawkins (Garth)
GRAVESIDE SERVICE: Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 2:00 PM at El Bethel UMC Cemetery with Reverend Tom Jolly officiating
INTERMENT: El Bethel UMC Cemetery, Kings Mountain, NC
MEMORIALS: Memorials in Jack's memory may be made to Foothills Detachment Marine Corps League at PO Box 2004 Shelby, NC 28151
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ARRANGEMENTS: HARRIS FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA
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