RISCO -- Ronald L. Eakens Jr., 43, died Nov. 26, 2011, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.
Born Sept. 21, 1968, in Kirkwood, he was the son of Ronald L. and Earlene Eakens Sr. of Risco.
On Nov. 25, 1989, in Risco, he married Tammy Gray who survives of the home.
In addition to his wife and parents, survivors include: three daughters, Lita Eakens, Brittany Eakens and her fiance', Anthony Britton, and Emily Eakens of Risco; two brothers, Randy Eakens and Robert Eakens of Risco; and his grandmother, Betty Jane Robinson of Lynn.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Earl J. Robinson and Ben and Maggie Eakens.
Visitation is scheduled from 10 a.m. until time of services at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden with the Rev. Mark Powell officiating.
Burial will follow in the Rosewood Cemetery in Malden.