James “Jimmy” Eatherton II, 43, of Battle Creek, passed away Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at Bronson Battle Creek. He was born February 17, 1977 in Battle Creek, the son of James and Nancy (Chilton) Eatherton I. Jimmy married Janine Brust on August 12, 2000 in Battle Creek. He was currently employed by Smitty's Sport Shop for five plus years. He was an avid outdoorsman that enjoyed hunting, fishing, mushrooming, and camping. Jimmy loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He was a Detroit Tigers fan and in his earlier years NASCAR. Jimmy was an honest man that had a huge heart and a great sense of humor.
He is survived by his wife, Janine Eatherton; children, Jonathan (Shannon) Qualls, Markee (Nick) Stephens, Chelsea (John) Eatherton and Codey Eatherton; grandchildren, Brenden, Cameron, Danielle, Lillianna, Marianna, Kaden, Gabe, Christian, Colton, Kinsleigh, Brycetyn, and Paisley; sisters, Kim (Bill) Mix and Sherry Eatherton; brother, Jon Chilton.
He was preceded in death by his parents and uncle, Michael Eatherton.
Visitation will be held Monday from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM at Bachman Hebble Funeral Service with a procession to follow to Bedford Cemetery for graveside services at 2:00 PM. Arrangements by the Bachman Hebble Funeral Service. (269)965-5145 www.bachmanhebble.com