In Loving

John Henry Eakin Jr.

Dec. 14, 1950 – Nov. 21, 2020

John H. “Johnny” Eakin, Jr., 69, of New Castle, VA., passed away peacefully at the Medical College of Virginia (MCV) in Richmond, VA on Saturday, November 21, 2020. He was the son of the late John H. Eakin Sr., and Shirley Hambrick Eakin. In addition to his parents, his brother, Robert Watts Eakin and his nephew, Frank Hambrick Eakin Jr., preceded him in death.

Surviving are his two children; his son Jonathan Eakin and wife Lindsay, and his daughter Rachel Eakin. He had four grandchildren, Zoe and Ella Eakin and Hunter and Charleigh Tomlin. His surviving siblings are Frank H. Eakin and wife, Karen, and David G. Eakin. A nephew Robert Eakin and a great-nephew Robbie Eakin.

Graveside services will be held at Locust Bottom Cemetery in Botetourt, VA, on Saturday, December 12, 2020 at 1:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy can be made in the form of donations to Department of Wildlife Resources, P.O. Box 90778, Henrico, VA 23228-0778 or by calling, 1-804-367-1000.