DON L. EAKRIGHT, 82, of New Haven, died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013 at Genesis Health-care, New Haven. Born in Wabash, he was the son of the late Paul and Nora Eakright. He retired in 1996 after 15 years with the Kwik Lok Corp. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Ruth Ann; children, Marcia (Curtis) Campbell of Florida, Dan (Mary) Eakright of Durham, N.C.; brother, Dean of LaFountain; stepbrother, Bob Davenport of S.C.; and stepsister, Janice Azbell of Wabash; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and three step-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by siblings, Wilbur Eakright and Eileen Singleton. Funeral service is 1 p.m. Tuesday at the E. Harper & Son Funeral Home, 740 St. Rd. 930 E., New Haven. Calling is from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial in Fairview Cemetery, Servia. Preferred memorials to Heartland Hospice. For online condolences please go to

POSTED: 09/29/13 at 8:50 am. FILED UNDER: Obits