Crawford resident Richard "Rich" J. Eakin Jr. died Friday, July 17, 2015, at Delta County Memorial Hospital. He was 51.
A celebration of life will be held in August.
Mr. Eakin is survived by his girlfriend, Sandy Johnson; his parents, Dick and Sheri Eakin; his daughters, Celia George and Ashley Eakin, all of Crawford; two brothers, Ryan Eakin of Crawford and Bobbie Eakin of Billings, Mont.; and two granddaughters, Caidence and Elexa.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory handled the arrangements.
On May 18, officers of the Delta Police Department, with the assistance from the Delta County Sheriff's Office and Montrose County Sheriff's Office, conducted a search warrant at 960 Crawford Avenue, Delta. The warrant was related to drugs, drug use and possession, drug manufacturing and distribution, firearms, cell phones and any other items which may be illegal, stolen or otherwise implicating in criminal activity.