October 31, 1927 – February 10, 2020
Denzel Ray Eaton, age 92, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Monday, February 10, 2020 at 4:35 a.m. He was a native of Davenport, OK and a resident of Houma, LA.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the visitation at Chauvin Funeral Home, Inc. in the Chapel Dauphine on Thursday, February 13, 2020 beginning at 9:00 am until a funeral service at 11:00 a.m. Burial will be held in St. Francis de Sales #2 Cemetery, Houma, LA
Denzel is survived by his sons, Dwain P. Eaton and wife, Sheri, Gregory A. Eaton and wife, Gwen, Grant J. Eaton and wife, Debbie, and Leslie S. Eaton and wife, Kristal; daughter, Beth E. Andras and husband, Herbert; grandchildren, Christopher Eaton and wife, Shannon, Tyler Eaton, Lauren Eaton, Sera Andras, Lydia Eaton, Laura Eaton, Michael Davis and wife, Laura, and Steven Davis.
Denzel was preceded in death by his wife of 45 years, Peggy Ann Porche Eaton; parents, Albert C. and Letha R. Christi Eaton; brother, Roy A. Eaton and wife, Aubin; sisters, Edna Mae Eaton, Alberta E. Woods and husband, Basil, and Hyla E. Morrow and husband, R.W.
Denzel was a retired employee of Texaco Inc. with 30 years of service. Served on the Board of Directors for Texaco, Inc. credit union for 25 years. A member of Texaco Retiree Club, a troop committeeman of Boy Scout Troop 350 and a little league baseball coach for 7 years. Was Vice President of Blum and Bergeron Reality Co. Inc. for 30 years. Was a member of the Bayou Land Barber Shop Chorus and sang “Lead” for the Chordiac Barbershop Quartet. Was a long time member of the Firehouse Squares and Knight Twirlers Square Dance clubs. Was an 82 pint blood donor for the Terrebonne General Medical Center Blood Bank. He was a Sergeant in the US Marine Corps of WWII and a member of the American Legion Post 31, Houma, LA. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Houma, LA. Special thanks to The Homestead staff, Dr. Russell Henry, Bayou Home Health Care and Haydel Memorial Hospice.
Chauvin Funeral Home is honored to serve the Eaton family.