Donald Edgar Eakins

April 17, 1964 - January 22, 2010
Donald Edgar Eakins

Donald Edgar Eakins, 44, of Burgaw died early Friday, January 22, 2010.

Donald was born in New Hanover County April 17, 1964 to the late Walter Pate Eakins, Sr. and is survived by his mother Virginia Eakins, with whom he had lived with most of his life.

Also surviving are a son Matthew Eakins of Willard, Brothers Walter Eakins, Jr, of Currie; Michael S. Eakins of Willard and Johnny Eakins of Currie, sisters Mildred Gurganious of Currie and Donna Tatum of Burgaw. Many nieces, nephews, aunts, cousins and friends.

A memorial service will be conducted 6:30 P.M Monday, January 25, 2010 at Northside Baptist Church on N. College Road, Wilmington

The family will see friends after the service.

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  • January 25, 2010
    donna eakins says:
    Don will be missed. I love you Donna.

  • January 26, 2010
    Michael &Teresa Eakins says:
    I will miss my brother very much. i Loved him very much. Mike

  • January 27, 2010
    Ada Campos says:
    I would like to send my condolences to my nephew Matthew Eakins during these trying times, I just want him to know that we love him and are praying for him.

  • January 31, 2010
    Amanda Campos says:
    My condolences go out to the family. You are in my thoughts and prayers.