Was the son of Richard Lewis Eakin Sr. and Jennie Daugherty who were married 1/16/1914. He was born 11/6/1918 and died 8/31/1953 in Longview, Texas in a Hotel fire. Had one brother, Richard Lewis Eakin Jr. He is burried in Jackson Cemetery in Shelby County Texas. He was a Cpl in 142nd Armd Siginal Batt.
at Joseph Lacy Eakin, Joaquin, Texas