|Birth: ||Sep. 7, 1990|
|Death: ||May 20, 2012|
Des Moines County
Blake Allen Eakins, 21, of Burlington and formerly of Ottumwa died Sunday, May 20, 2012, as a result of a boating accident on the Mississippi River.
Born September 7, 1990 in Ottumwa he was the son of Lee Allen Eakins and Tammy L. O'Leary Eakins.
Blake worked in residential construction. He enjoyed fishing and camping and loved being by the water and caring for his pets. Blake was a fun loving person who lived life to the fullest, living one day at a time. He loved his family and had many friends.
Survivors include his parents, Lee and Tammy Eakins, of Bloomfield; two brothers, Joshua Eakins of Burlington and Alex Collins of Texas; paternal grandparents, Kathryn Eakins and David Eakins, both of Ottumwa; maternal grandmother, Pam O'Leary of Ottumwa; paternal great grandmother, Lorraine Malone of Sheffield and many loving aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Tom O'Leary.
Blake and Caitlyn will be eternally together by sharing their visitation and funeral service.
Blake and the love of his life, Caitlyn lived, laughed, loved and cried together. They will now join as one, and be together in peace.
Created by: No Reins
Record added: May 21, 2012
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