Bill J. Eakin, 90, died on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 in Kyle, Texas. Bill was born on December 29, 1926 in Chilton, Texas. He was preceded in death by his parents Maywood Eakin and Zadie English Eakin; a brother Merlin (Margaret) Eakin; and a sister Mary Eakin Sawyer.
Bill is survived by his wife of 61 years, Barbara Eakin; 3 sons Steve (Pamela), Greg, and Robert; one daughter Alicia (Mark) Jozwiak; and 4 grandchildren Tyler and Courtney Eakin and Derek and Kaley Davis; and many nieces and nephews.
Bill graduated from Baylor University in 1948 with a degree in Accounting. He worked in the Oil and Gas Industry in Houston for forty years then retired to Wimberley, Texas in 1992.
In keeping with Bill's wishes, a private family service will be held at a later date. Memorial gifts can be sent to Wimberley United Methodist Church, 1200 County Rd 1492, Wimberley, TX 78676 or Wimberley Village Library, 400 FM 2325, PO Box 1240, Wimberley, TX 78676.
The family would also like to thank New Haven Memory Care and Kindred Hospice in Kyle, Texas for the special care given.