RIPLEY – Robert Henry Eaton, 82, passed away unex-pectedly, June 15, 2005, at his residence. He was born Jan. 9, 1923, at Dexter the son of Wal-ter and Inez (Gordon) Eaton. He graduated from Dexter High School and entered the United States Marine Corps serving in World War II. He was a farmer and woodsman for many years and was very ac-tive in the Veteran?s for For-eign wars Shirley B. Carter Post no. 4298 of Dexter and the American Legion of Dexter and a Mason of Cambridge Lodge no. 157. He was a member of the Ripley Grange No. 462 and a member of the United Methodist Church of Dexter.