Weldon Eaton, 86, of Wellington, died Saturday, June 16, 2012, after a short illness. He was born May 28, 1926, in Rochester Township, to the late Wayne and Leota (nee Laborie) Eaton.
Weldon lived most of his life in the Rochester Township area. For nearly 60 years, he and his wife, Mary worked side by side on their family farm. Weldon also served as a Township Trustee and as a Fair Board Director with the Lorain County Fair. In his free time, Weldon enjoyed spending time with his family, camping and traveling.
Weldon is survived by his sons, Russ, John, Wayne and Bob; daughters, Barb Barlow, Bev Raftery, and Kathy Drennan, and their spouses. He is also survived by numerous grandchildren and cousins on both the Laborie and Eaton sides.
Weldon was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Mary Ferber Eaton; and a sister, Ruth Teves.
Friends and family are invited to gather for a graveside service, which will be held Friday June 22, 2012, at the Rochester Cemetery, 49970 Griggs Road, beginning at 11 A.M., with Reverend Lea Mahan officiating the service.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wellington First United Methodist Church, 127 Park Place, Wellington, 44090 or the Brighton United Methodist Church, 21938 St. Rt. 511, Wellington.
Condolences may be expressed online at www.norton-eastmanfuneralhome.com.