Robert Eugene Eason, Sr. – 76

Robert Eugene Eason, Sr., age 76, of Baxley passed away Saturday, June 9, 2018 at the Landmark Hospital of Savannah.

Mr. Eason was born October 5, 1941 in Jefferson County to the late Robert Hyden Eason and the late Marion Elizabeth Dozier Eason Stone.  He was a member of the Baxley Church of God and was a veteran of the United States Navy.  Mr. Eason was a retired Mechanic for Propex Incorporated/ Hazlehurst Mills and was preceded in death by his wife, Lucille Eason, brother, Charles Eason and a special friend, Ruby Lightsey.

Survivors include his daughters & son in law, Beth Eason of Baxley & Pam Hollis & Danny Sane of Tunnell Hill; son, Robert Eason, Jr. of Hazlehurst; sisters & brother in law, Glenda & Willie Burch of West Green & Gloria Harris of Alma. Three grandchildren & five great grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. at the Chapel of Swain Funeral Home with Rev. Lamar Lee officiating.

Interment will follow in Omega Cemetery.

Active Pallbearers will be Don Lightsey, Dale Lightsey, James Fennell, Roger Hollis, Ricky Clark & Jonathan Eason.

Visitation will be Monday evening 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Swain Funeral Home.

Arrangements are under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.