Thomas L. Eaton, 70, of Republic, died at 8:09 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo.
Tom was born June 18, 1943, in Tiffin, to Walter Smith and Julie (Smith) Yost. He married Helen L. (Ekleberry) Feb. 16, 1963, in Tiffin, and she survives in Republic.
Tom is also survived by his daughter, Theresa Marie (Mike) Williams of Republic; two grandchildren, Justin and Virginia Williams; and three great-grandchildren, Joshua, Austin and Jeremy Williams.
Tom worked as a self-employed contractor for many years and also enjoyed working with his hands to create one-of-a-kind furniture pieces for many in the community.
Tom was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers.
There will be no funeral at this time. Engle-Shook Funeral Home and Crematory, Tiffin, is assisting the family with their arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.engleshookfuneralhome.com.