Richard A. Eaton - age 74, of Linden, formerly of New London, OH passed away at home, Saturday, December 21, 2019. A memorial service will be held 12 PM Saturday, December 28, 2019 at Linden Presbyterian Church, 119 W. Broad St., Linden. Pastor Dawn Russell officiating. Visitation will be 10 AM until the time of service Saturday at church. Arrangements by Sharp Funeral Homes, Linden Chapel, 209 E. Broad St., Linden. Memorial contributions would be appreciated to the Linden Presbyterian Church Lift Fund. Richard was born June 16, 1945 in New London, OH the son of Floyd and Hazel (Phillips) Eaton. He married Suzanne Peltier in Huron, OH October 25, 1969. Richard was a graduate of Wellington High School in Ohio. He proudly served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam. Richard was employed as a process engineer in the automotive industry with Sheller - Globe and Wagnor Automotive Companies. He was an Elder at Linden Presbyterian Church. Richard enjoyed fishing, camping and bicycling with friends at the Loose Center. His greatest pleasure however came from watching his granddaughters dance and his grandsons play lacrosse and hockey. He also was a member of the Linden VFW. Surviving are wife, Sue; sons, Rich (Amy) Eaton, and Rodney (Chelsea) Eaton; grandchildren, Jacob, Logan, Liberty, and Georgia; siblings, Ronald (Peg) Eaton, Lewie (Alice) Eaton, David (Cindy) Eaton, Phyllis Eaton; sister-in-law, Louise Peltier; many nieces and nephews. Richard was preceded in death by his parents. Online tributes may be shared at

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