James Edward "Skip" Eanes, Sr.

Born: Fri., Oct. 21, 1921
Died: Thu., May 2, 2013


6:00 PM to 7:30 PM, Fri., May 03, 2013
Location: Swicegood Funeral Home

Graveside Service

11:00 AM Sat., May 04, 2013
Location: Highland Burial Park

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James Edward “Skip” Eanes, Sr., age 91, of 156 Forestdale Dr., Danville, VA, died on Thursday, May 02, 2013 at Riverside Health Care.

He was born on October 20, 1921, in Franklin County, VA, to the late George and Rosa Eanes.
Mr. Eanes worked in maintenance at Dan River, Inc. before his retirement, and he was of the Baptist faith.

He is survived by five daughters: Mary Jane Dobmeier and Carnell Jones, both of Danville, VA; Glenda Bowen and husband Dennis, of Fletcher, NC; Ruth Ann Soyars, of Danville, VA; and Janice Heywood and husband Seth, of Chester, VA; one son: James E. Eanes, Jr. and wife Betty, of Axton, VA; twelve grandchildren, twenty-eight great-grandchildren, and twelve great-great grandchildren; and sister: Algie Phelps, of Danville, VA.

In addition to his parents Mr. Eanes was predeceased by his wife Clarice Elva Quarles Eanes; eight brothers and two sisters.

Graveside services will be conducted at 11 am on Saturday, May 04, 2013 in Highland Burial Park with Rev. David Hatcher officiating. Visitation will be held from 6 until 7:30 pm on Friday, May 03, 2013 at Swicegood Funeral Home. At other times, the family will be at the home of his daughter Mary Jane Dobmeier, 130 West Witt Rd, Danville, VA.

Swicegood Funeral Service is respectfully serving the Eanes family.

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lelia and sammy shelton
   Posted Sat May 11, 2013
Our thoughts and prays are with you.
We have missed you
lelia and sammy

jackie warren
   Posted Mon May 13, 2013
We just found out about Skip's passing. We are so sorry and know that
he is at peace. please accept our expression of sympathy and know
that Elsie will always remember and never forget him.

The Wilson Family
Oxford NC

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