Gary Thomas "PeeWee" Eakes, age 51 of Watertown, died Monday morning, July 3, 2017 at Tennova Healthcare in Lebanon.
Born June 19, 1966, he was the son of Carolyn Sue King Eakes and the late Gary Lucian Eakes and was preceded in death by an infant brother, Christopher Dale Eakes.
Gary attended Watertown High School and was an equipment operator for the Wilson Co. Road Commission and Rogers Paving.
He is survived by his daughters, Samantha Eakes of Watertown and Megan Eakes of Smithville; granddaughter, Natalie Craddock; mother, Carolyn Sue Eakes of Watertown; sister, Sandra Dee "Poppy" Graves and husband, Kevin of Lebanon; brother, Robert Wade "Peanut" Eakes and wife, Melissa of Ridge Top; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, July 6, 2017 at Hunter Funeral Home with Bro. David Haun officiating. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. and prior to services on Thursday.
Hunter Funeral Home, (615) 237-9318 www.hunterfuneral.com.