Charles Henry Eakes, 76, of Fayetteville passed away peacefully at his home Sunday (June 9, 2019), surrounded by his family. He was born Jan. 6, 1943 in Lincoln County. He was a lifelong resident of Lincoln County. He was a construction worker for 33 years and a mechanic for life. He was a member of the Plainview church of Christ. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles (Bud) and Johnny May Eakes; his sister, Dorthy Eakes Osborn; his brother, Jerry David Eakes; and granddaughter, Gracie Lynn Gatlin. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Judy Lynn; one sister, Peggy Foster; one brother, Eugene Eakes; his son, Jacky Eakes (Lisa); daughters, Sherry Wall (Jerry) and Donna Chandler (Josh); his eight grandchildren, Steven Eakes (Hannah), Jonathan Eakes, Luke Eakes, Dustin Gatlin, Kyle Chandler, Kayla Kelly (Clay), Koby Chandler, Koda Joe Chandler; and one great-grandchild, Cole Nichols. Visitation will be at Plainview church of Christ in Hazel Green, Ala., on Tuesday night. Services will be Wednesday afternoon at Plainview church of Christ. Burial will be at Lincoln Cemetery. Times will be available later on the Lynchburg Funeral Home website, www.lynchburgfuneralhome.com.

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