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Boyd A. Eaton Jr.

May 9, 1964 ~ October 1, 2021 (age 57)


Boyd A. Eaton Jr., a life long Franklin resident, died unexpectedly of natural causes on Friday October 1, 2021 at UPMC Hamot. 

Boyd was born in Franklin on May 9, 1964.  He was the son of the late Boyd Sr. and Shirley Chapin Eaton.  Boyd was a 1983 graduate of Cranberry High School and enjoyed hunting, fishing, and show horses.  He had been employed as a custodian at the Elks Club in Franklin. 

Boyd is survived by his sister Karen Lea Shaw; his uncle Ron Chapin and his wife, Sue; his nephews: Dustin Shaw and his wife Ashley and their children, Boyd’s great niece and nephew: Gracelyn and Weston;  and his nephew Garrett Shaw and wife Samantha; as well as a number of cousins and beloved pets.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant brother, Floyd Eaton.  

Services will be private.  Interment will be beside his parents in Zion Union Cemetery in Emlenton.  Arrangements are under the direction of Hile Funeral Home in Emlenton.  To send a condolence, or to donate to help defray funeral expenses, please visit     



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