FRANCISCO—Walter “Ben” Eads, 24, of Francisco passed away Monday Jan. 13, 2014 at his home in Francisco. He was born Jan. 14, 1989 in Largo, Fla. He was a self-employed carpenter. He was a former member of O.C. Eagles Erie #4288. He enjoyed motorcycle racing, snowboarding and playing guitar and he had a passion for Ford Mustangs. He also enjoyed his nephews and nieces and his dog Jazzey, who preceded him in death.
He is survived by his mother, Joyce McKnight of Evansville; sisters, Maria McKnight of Evansville and Ivy Eads of Oakland City; godfather, Tim Peavler of Francisco; and several aunts and cousins.