DeKalb County Indiana Obituary
John J. Eakright
Contributed by Roselyn Wells
Weekly Record, Thurs, August 02, 1923
J. J. EAKRIGHT Passed Away Last
Thursday After Short Illness
J. Eakright, one of the most widely known men of DeKalb county, and
Auburn Thursday evening at 6:30
an illness of less than a week from intestinal obstruction. Mr.
was about his usual avocation as late as Monday. He had been
plat for George Abel for a new circular cemetery, when he went to his
of not feeling well. He grew worse from that time and the news of
death Thursday evening came as a shock to his many friends.
deceased was an active member of the St. Mark's Lutheran church and the
of the Mission class of the Sunday
which is comprised of ladies. He was also the moving spirit in
Lexington Martial band of this city and acted as leader. For many
Mr. Eakright has been prominent at the Old Settlers' Day celebrations
people will recall with what enthusiasm he entered into the musical
part of the
funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at 2
o'clock from the St. Mark's Lutheran church, the Rev. S. E. Slater, the
officiating. Burial was made in Woodlawn cemetery.