Daryl R. Eaton

Daryl Ross Eaton born October 2, 1962 in Eaton Rapids, Michigan to Carol Eaton and passed away from complications of Covid-19 on November 20, 2021. Daryl graduated from Eaton Rapids in 1982. He went on to work in manufacturing for Carefree in Charlotte and General Motors. Daryl was a big fan of Star Trek and Star Wars and enjoyed collecting. He was an avid movie goer and a master puzzle builder. Daryl was a very stubborn man who could be ruthless at family card games of Phase 10. Which would sometimes end in tears for some of his nieces! Every spring, he loved to go mushroom hunting in search of morel mushrooms with his family. For Sunday dinners at his mom’s house, Daryl was very meticulous about making the perfect homemade noodles for beef and noodles. He was looking forward to being a grandpa this year and will be dearly missed by his family. Daryl’s family will be able to take comfort in the fact that he was able to give the gift of life to another family and a piece of him will continue to live on.
He is preceded in death by his mother, stepfather, Paul Anderson and niece, Amanda (Hill) Gatica.
He is survived by his children, Darian (Alyssa Worden) Eaton, Delanie Eaton; his newborn grandbabies, Caspian Alexander Eaton, and Amber Jean Eaton; brother Eric (Susan) Eaton; sister, Belinda (Kevin) Hill; the mother of his children, Deb Becerra; nephew Justin Eaton, nieces, Ashley Gruesbeck, Cindy Beck, Brittney Hill as well as numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, December 3, 2021 at Skinner Funeral Home, Eaton Rapids Chapel. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. For those desiring memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of Darian. To share memories or leave condolences please visit www.SkinnerFuneralHomes.com