Brooks & White
P.O. Box 1135
907 Durham Road
Roxboro, NC, 27573
(336) 599-3171
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Obituary
Robert Eakes
November 24, 1936 - November 10, 2018
Born in Person County, NC
Resided in Alamance County, NC
Visitation
Wednesday November 14, 2018, 1-2 PM
Brooks & White
907 Durham Rd
Roxboro, NC 27573
 
Service
Wednesday November 14, 2018, 2 PM
Chapel Service
Brooks & White
907 Durham Rd
Roxboro, NC 27573
Robert Eakes, 81, of 244 Dodson Road, Mebane, died Saturday, November 10, 2018. Born in Person County, he was the son of the late Roy Theodore Eakes and Barbara Florine Wheeley Eakes. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Garnette Long Jeffrey and one sister, Norma Jean Shelton. Mr. Eakes owned and operated Robert Eakes Logging for 41 years. After retiring he did small engine repairs.

Surviving are his three children: Annette Eakes Haithcox of Graham, Tami Eakes Franklin of Knoxville, TN and Robert Eakes II "Bobby" of Mebane; two sisters: Sylvia Dixon of Reidsville and Emily Bohannon of Roxboro; four grandchildren: Bryant Eakes, Victoria Haithcox, Thomas Haithcox, Jr., and Robert Eakes III "Tucker"; two great-grandchildren: Kyleigh Vuk and Olyvia Vuk.

Funeral service will be held 2 PM Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at the Brooks & White Chapel with the Rev. Fred Lowery officiating. Burial will follow in the Person Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service (1-2 PM) and other times at his home.