SIKESTON - Ed Dean Eaker, 84, passed away on Sept. 19, 2016, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau.
He was born May 25, 1932 in Bloomfield, to the late Hermel and Ina Fortner Eaker.
On July 3, 1956, in Portageville, he married his wife of 60 years Alleen Elliott, who survives of the home.
Survivors include: three daughters and one son-in-law, Kathy Hammon and Teresa Eaker of Morehouse and Wissie and Steve Hampton of Sikeston; two grandchildren, Colton Hampton and Logan Hampton of Sikeston; two stepgrandchildren, April Bell of Matthews and Billy Hammon of Sikeston; and five great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, William Eaker and John Eaker; and one son-in-law, Gilbert Hammon.
Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until time of service at 1 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel with.Rick Breeden, officiating.
Burial will follow at Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield.
Pallbearers will be, Steve Hampton, Colton Hampton, Logan Hampton, Corey McNew, George Gross, Jack O'Guin and Ted Elliott.
Online condolences may be sent to: www.nunneleefuneralchapel.com