Thomas “Tommy” Dwayne Eaton


    Thomas “Tommy” Dwayne Eaton of Steelville, Missouri was born on Thursday, May 22, 1969 in St. Louis City, Missouri to Carl John Thomas “JT” and Mary Katherine Blankenship Eaton and passed away on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at the age of 52 years and 11 days.  


    As a child, Tommy attended First Baptist Church in Steelville, Missouri. He grew up in Steelville, Missouri and graduated in the Class of 1988.
    He lived in Atlanta, Georgia over 20 years and worked setting up and delivering pool tables.  After he returned to Steelville, Missouri he worked for Odd Jobber Construction in Cuba, Missouri and Halbert General Contracting in Steelville, Missouri.
    Tommy loved kids and was “Uncle Tommy” to most and loved dogs, especially Rowdy.  He enjoyed fishing, having cookouts, going to the river and having bonfires with friends.  He liked working on his truck and keeping it looking nice.  
    He was preceded in death by his parents, JT and Mary Eaton; grandparents, Thurman and Frances Eaton and Robert and Alice Blankenship.
    He is survived by his daughter, Alyssa Eaton of Atlanta, Georgia; brothers, Shannon Eaton (companion Tammy Vena) of Plato, Missouri and Johnny Eaton of Jonesboro, Arkansas; nieces, Alison Neal of Newburg, Missouri, Katherine Eaton of Waynesville, Missouri and Kaylee Eaton of Plato, Missouri; great nephew, Gunner Neal; great niece, Savannah Warren; step grandson, Cason; special friends, Gary (Misty) Halbert of Steelville, Missouri and Kenny Collins of Cuba, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
    Visitation was held from 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at the Hutson Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.
    Funeral service was held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at the Hutson Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri with Rev. Alan Miles officiating.  
    Burial was held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at the New Friendship Cemetery in Paragould, Arkansas.  
    Arrangements under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.