William L. "Buddy" Eaves

Buddy Eaves, 90, passed away on Saturday, March 21, 2009 in DeRidder, Louisiana.


Visitation will be held 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Monday, March 23, 2009 at Myers Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder and 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Tuesday, March 24, 2009 at Myers Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder.


Funeral Services will be held 2:00 PM, Tuesday, March 24, 2009 at New Life Baptist Church in DeRidder. Officiants will be Pastor Jesse McMillan, Elder Lynwood Jacobs, Elder Bobbie Leach and Bro. Lynn Clayton. Burial will immediately follow funeral services and be held at Cannon Cemetery in Merryville, L. 


Mr. Eaves is survived by 2 Daughters:  Janet & Dr. Bobby Leach of Denham Springs, LA and June & Dr. John McMillan of DeRidder, LA; 1 Sister:  Helen Eaves Hickman of DeRidder, LA; 2 Sisters – In – Law:  Isabelle M. Eaves and Minnie W. Eaves; 5 Grandchildren:  William D. Leach and wife Dr. Lauren Leach; Dr. Timothy Dale Leach and wife Erin Leach; Katy Leach Ramsey and husband Brad Ramsey; Kristen Leach Slate and husband Matt Slate and Jesse Eaves McMillan and wife Ashley McMillan and 4 Great Grandchildren:  Micah McMillan, Ethan McMillan, Abram McMillan and Cooper Slate.
He is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.


Mr. Eaves was preceded in death by his wife of many years, Frances H. Eaves; one grandson Joshua Eric McMillan; 3 brothers, James L. Eaves, Louis W. Eaves and Huey E. Eaves and 2 sisters, Inez Eaves Turner and Selma Eaves Craft.

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