Floyd James "Mutt" Eaton

February 28, 1931 ~ August 24, 2020 (age 89)


FLOYD JAMES "MUTT" EATON,  age 89 of Decatur, Tn. formerly of Athens, Tenn. passed Monday, August 24, 2020, in Riceville, Tn.  He was a native longtime resident  of McMinn County, Tenn. , a son of the late Peeler Sherman and Oma Katherine White Eaton and preceded in death by his wife: Sue Martin Eaton and Three Sisters: Lois Eaton Evans, Mae Eaton Stevens, Edith Eaton Padgett, Three Brothers: Roy Eaton, Clarence Eaton and Willie Eaton. He retired from Qualex/ Fox Photo after 40 years of service and owned Floyd Eaton Photography. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Decatur, Tenn. where he was a member of Adult Men's Sunday School Class. He was longtime member of East Athens Baptist Church before moving to Decatur, Tenn. He was a member of Senior Citizens Bowling Team and Meigs County Senior Citizens. 
Survivors: Daughter and Son-law: Pat and Mark Bailey of Decatur, Tenn., Son and Daughter-in-law: Donnie and Donna Eaton of Decatur, Tenn., Two Grandchildren and spouses: Sheila and Jamey Jennings of Decatur, Tenn., Steven and Ashley Eaton of Cleveland, Tenn., Four Great Grandchildren: Ayden, Trace, Resner, and Lochlan Eaton, several step grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. 
Graveside services will be held 3:00 P.M.  in McMinn Memory Gardens with Rev. Brett Boyd officiating. Friends and family may call at their convience from 11:00 A.M.  - 1:30 P.M. Wednesday at the funeral home. . Condolences may be sent to 
Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home, Athens, Tenn. in charge of arrangements. 

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August 26, 2020

11:00 AM to 1:30 PM
Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home
521 N. Jackson Street
Athens, TN 37303

Graveside Service
August 26, 2020

3:00 PM
McMinn Memory Gardens
1739 County Road 560
Athens, TN 37303

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