Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Constable Micheal Ray Eakin, III

Harris County Constable's Office - Precinct 1, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, September 29, 1998

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Reflections for Deputy Constable Micheal Ray Eakin, III

Mike-had a guy threatened to shoot his small child and himself and us today.I was able to walk up to him and it all ended peacefully.I couldnt help but think of you and I when we started so many years ago.Even today,when the heat is on, I still feel you right there with me, brother. I miss you all the time.Joel and I are still here and still working the roads.God bless!

Rex Evans, Captain
LCSO - Partner

August 3, 2012

Mike,
I can't tell you the times that you have entered conversation of mine. It was such an awesome day when on the tailgate of my truck working the Dome you and had that conversation that led to you dedicating your life to Christ, it was then that I gave you the pin from Peace Officers for Christ that you proudly wore, even the morning you went to be with Christ.
We will see each other again!

Sergeant Kenny Martin
Retired/HPD/Pastor

May 16, 2012

Mike,
Your sacrifice has not been in vain. I remember proudly serving with you as a deputy at Montgomery County Pct. 1. I also remember the incredible sadness that we all felt when we heard the news. The pain of a losing a fine officer such as yourself never goes away. " Blessed are the peacekeepers, for they will inhereit the earth". "Nemo Me Impune Lacessit".

Reserve Sgt. Richard E. Wood Jr.
Montgomery County Pct. 1 Constable's Department

April 11, 2012

Each day is one more opportunity to use your name, to pass on your memory to someone else, to remind others that we can only survive our grief by doing something in your name to make you proud of your friends and family. You have two very good friends struggling to make their communities better places everyday. Thank God they both have stayed close! You are the missing piece of that friendship. What would you be doing if you were here today? Just know that you are always in our hearts, thoughts, and conversations. Watch over your buddies right now, as they both have major things happening. I know you would be their "back up", so we keep up with them and help as often as we can. We all love you and miss you so very much!

Mom

April 5, 2012

Michael, seems like yesterday when we were driving around in the Golf Cart talking about your future as a Texas Peace Officer......OMG.

I miss you as well as the Employees at Pct.#1 do..........

God Bless You & All your Family that carry your Spirit & Smile in our hearts............

Joe,

Deputy
HCCO #1 / Friend

March 16, 2012

Gone, but not forgotten. R I P.........Sir.......

K. BROOKS
HOUSTON PD

February 7, 2012

DEAR SON, I WANT TO WISH YOU HAPPY BIRTHDAY, I CAN'T BELIEVE THAT YOU WOULD BE 39 YRS OLD. I LOVE AND MISS YOU SON MUCH MORE THAN YOU WILL EVER KNOW. I CAN'T WAIT TO SEE YOU AGAIN. SO UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN JUST KNOW THAT YOU ARE LOVED AND MISSED BY ALL. LOVE YA SON. YOUR MOTHER BARBARA JOHNSON

BARBARA JOHNSON
MOTHER

January 11, 2012

Dear Son, as the hollidays roll in, I Just wanted you to know how much you are loved and missed. And i thank God everyday he allowed me to have our last christmas together with family and friends. Little did i know that 9 months later you would be gone. I remember that day how proud of you i was just watching you and waylon, james and Ronnie playing video games and laughing so full of life and happiness. I remember how you hugged me and said Mom i love you before you left. I will always cherish those moments. Son they say it gets easier as times goes on but it doesn't. It still feels like yesterday to me. But god has allowed me to go on and hold a special place in my heart for you. If I had but one wish for Christmas it would be to hold you in my arms once more and see that crooked little grin you had , the mischiveous look on your face. Merry Christmas Son , I love you and miss ya. Kiss your Nana for me and tell your Uncle Jim i really miss him too. I know your're not alone in Heaven because you have a lot of family up there and i know you're in a better place so until we meet again I Love you Son.

your mother, Barbara J ohnson

December 20, 2011

Thinking of you today.....
We all miss you very much.

Stacie Pomeroy
Cousin

September 29, 2011

Rest in peace, Deputy Eakin. You're not forgotten.

Greater Houston C.O.P.S.

September 29, 2011

DEAR SON, TODAY MARKS 13 YRS YOU HAVE BEEN GONE. TIMES MOVES ON BUT THE PAIN AND HEARTACHE REMAINS THE SAME. I HONOR YOU FOR THE ACHIEVEMENTS YOU MADE IN YOUR SHORT LIFE. I LOVE AND MISS YOU SO MUCH, BUT I KNOW YOU'RE IN A MUCH BETTER PLACE SURROUNDED BY FAMILY AND THE LOVE OF GOD. I KNOW YOU HAVE PEACE AND JOY AND THAT GIVES ME PEACE. I SALUTE YOU DEPUTY CONSTABLE RAY L EAKIN 111. SON, SO UNTIL I GET THERE TO HOLD YOU IN MY ARMS PLEASE KNOW THAT YOU ARE TRULY LOVED AND MISSED BY ALL. LOVE YA ALWAYS, YOUR MOTHER BARBARA JOHNSON

barbara johnson
mother

September 29, 2011

Unfortunetely I was taking my 17 yr old son to court yesterday and was waiting foer the doors to open, I was looking around and was amazinly suprised to find an awesome memorial right there in fron of the court house!!! It was you, I still can remember you walking around the halls of Aldine High School, wearing your Ag jacket, and before that, Grantham Middle School, its been so long ago but still very much missed, you were such a loving and caring person with a heart of gold. Until we meet again, RIP!

Tonya Marie Garney
friend

September 22, 2011

SON, AS THE ANIVERSARY OF YOUR DEATH IS NEARING, I JUST WANTED YOU TO KNOW HOW MUCH I LOVE AND MISS YOU. IT STILL SEEMS LIKE IT WAS YESTERDAY THAT YOU WERE TAKEN AWAY FROM US. SON IT WILL NEVER GET ANY EASIER FOR ME GOD JUST ALLOWS ME TO MAKE IT ANOTHER DAY. I MISS THAT LOVING SMILE AND THAT HEAD COCKED TO THE SIDE AND THAT BIG BEAUTIFUL HEART OF YOURS. I KNOW THAT ONE DAY WE'LL BE TOGETHER AGAIN. OUR FAMILY CHAIN HAS 3 MORE NEW LOCKS AND ONE DAY SOON WE WILL ALL BE REUNITED. LOVE YOU SON, LOVE MOM

barbara johnson
mother

August 29, 2011

We were the two youngest Deputies at the time for HCCO Pct. 1. I am proud to call you my friend. I think of ya from time to time. My heart and prayers will forever go out to your family.

I last saw you on 45 and Cullen. We were talking while driving on the freeway. LOL ! ! My last words to you before you exited the freeway were Be Safe. I will never forget.

Be Safe, Bro.... I will see you soon one day........

Corporal Edward Gregory Lopez
HCCO Pct 4

May 8, 2011

It is so hard to believe that you would be 38 today. You have been gone so long and have been missed so much...Your friends still miss you, too.
Sidney's son just deployed. You have been a huge influence on him though you weren't here to see him grow up. I found a little angel like you wore on your uniform. I am thinking of sending it to him but can't decide to break its wing like yours or not.
You would be so proud of the girls. Soon you will be an uncle! Can you believe it? Michelle and Ryan are excited. And Kris is teaching-probably has a few tough guys in her class like I did! She works very hard and really cares for her students. I am proud of all of you for being great kids.

We miss you so much. It feels like you are here watching over us when we need it most. I love you and miss you every day.

Mom

January 12, 2011

Michael, of all the officers that have fallen in the line of duty, your death has stuck with me. Maybe it is because I went on many foot chases after suspects that could have gone awry, maybe it was because I started law enforcement when I was young like you. You must have been incredibly motivated to be hired on as a young officer, just as I was.

I thought of you today and wanted you to know your memory lives on in the hearts of many, as your passing has left a huge void. May you feel the warm love of your family this Christmas. Peace be yours.

Retired Officer
Washington State

December 25, 2010

Thinking of you on the 12th anniversary of your death. I still remember it like it was yesterday. Yours was my first Law Enforcement funeral as a Deputy, and one I will never forget. The church was overflowing and the procession up the Hardy, your old beat, was one of the largest and most moving I have ever experienced. My thoughts are with your family and friends on this day. You are not forgotten.

Sergeant A. Lightfoot
Harris County SO

September 29, 2010

As the 29th draws close I can only remember the good times we had. How we laughed. Sometimes, when we left the Office, just got chewed out, we looked at each other and smiled as we went right back to the street. I will NEVER forget you Mike. You will always live on while I am still here. I was shot in the line of duty on March the 9th this year. Mike, I survived, in no small part, because I knew you were there with me. Mike, you helped keep me alive that morning. I miss you, brother. Joel and I talk about you all the time. We try to always continue the good fight we all started together. God bless and keep you, Mike. Thanks for being there for me, always. Till we meet again....

Rex Evans FTO
LCSO / Partner

September 28, 2010

there is not a day that goes by that i dont think of micheal my family owned the shipley do-nuts on little york next to the toll road and micheal was a good friend and a good officer to me and my whole family he will be missed forever , i will never forget him and now my daughters boyfriend is going to become a candidant for precinct 4 , may god watch over all officers and protect them while they serve and protect

james (jimmy) smith
friend

September 26, 2010

DEAR SON, AS THE ANNIVERSARY OF YOUR TRAGIC DEATH APPROCHES, I THINK OF YOU EVERY DAY, I KNOW YOU ARE IN A BETTER PLACE WITH YOUR NANA TIFFANY, TERI AND YOUR GRANDPA WATSON, IKNOW THAT YOU ARE SAFE PATROLING THE STREETS OF HEAVEN BUT I LUV AND MISS YOU SO MUCH. I WANT SO BADLY FOR YOU TO BE HERE AND I KNOW THATS IMPOSSIBLE, THE LORD'S GRACE AND MERCY HAS ALLOWED ME TO GO ON WITHOUT YOU BUT MY HEART ACHES SO MUCH JUST KNOWING YOU WERE TAKEN AWAY SO YOUNG, SO FULL OF LIFE SO HANDSOME AND SO STRONG. I TRY NOT TO QUESTION GOD'S REASON FOR ALLOWING YOU TO BE TAKEN AWAY SO YOUNG WITH YOUR WHOLE LIFE BEFORE YOU. SON I WOULD HAVE GLADLY GIVEN MY LIFE FOR YOURS. BUT THAT WAS NOT GOD;S PLAN. I WISH I COULD SAY IT'S EASIER AS THE YEARS PASS BY BUT IT'S NOT, IT STILL FEELS LIKE YESTERDAY TO ME. I DON;T THINK I WILL EVER GET OVER LOSING YOU SO SENSELESSLY. SON YOU AND I WILL BE TOGETHER ONE DAY AND I KNOW YOU WILL MEET ME AT HEAVENS GATE AND OUR FAMILY WILL BE REUNITED FOREVER. SO UNTIL TIL THEN I LOVE YOU AND MISS YOU, LOVE YOUR MOTHER

barbara johnson
mother

September 23, 2010

DEAR SON, AS THE ANNIVERSARY OF YOUR TRAGIC DEATH APPROCHES, I THINK OF YOU EVERY DAY, I KNOW YOU ARE IN A BETTER PLACE WITH YOUR NANA TIFFANY, TERI AND YOUR GRANDPA WATSON, IKNOW THAT YOU ARE SAFE PATROLING THE STREETS OF HEAVEN BUT I LUV AND MISS YOU SO MUCH. I WANT SO BADLY FOR YOU TO BE HERE AND I KNOW THATS IMPOSSIBLE, THE LORD'S GRACE AND MERCY HAS ALLOWED ME TO GO ON WITHOUT YOU BUT MY HEART ACHES SO MUCH JUST KNOWING YOU WERE TAKEN AWAY SO YOUNG, SO FULL OF LIFE SO HANDSOME AND SO STRONG. I TRY NOT TO QUESTION GOD'S REASON FOR ALLOWING YOU TO BE TAKEN AWAY SO YOUNG WITH YOUR WHOLE LIFE BEFORE YOU. SON I WOULD HAVE GLADLY GIVEN MY LIFE FOR YOURS. BUT THAT WAS NOT GOD;S PLAN. I WISH I COULD SAY IT'S EASIER AS THE YEARS PASS BY BUT IT'S NOT, IT STILL FEELS LIKE YESTERDAY TO ME. I DON;T THINK I WILL EVER GET OVER LOSING YOU SO SENSELESSLY. SON YOU AND I WILL BE TOGETHER ONE DAY AND I KNOW YOU WILL MEET ME AT HEAVENS GATE AND OUR FAMILY WILL BE REUNITED FOREVER. SO UNTIL TIL THEN I LOVE YOU AND MISS YOU, LOVE YOUR MOTHER

barbara johnson
mother

September 23, 2010

Lil Ray - I never got to meet you in person and I am truly regretful for that. I have heard so many wonderful stories about you and your caring, kind and loving heart for others. Your Granny Trudy has shown me many pictures of you from the time you were born to the end you are such a handsome young man - and yes - you favor your Dad - Ray, Jr. He misses you terribly each and everyday and his heart aches that much I know to be true no matter what. We, Uncle Billy and I, have pictures of you hanging in our home he too was very proud of you. As your Mom-Barbara says, one day we will all be together and the family link will bond again. You will always be in our thoughts and in our conversations just as if you were sitting right there. As the anniversary date of your death approaches once again, we know you are with GOD and he has you doing wonderful things there in Heaven waiting for your family to reunite. We love you and miss you terribly

Jackie Eakin
Aunt

September 8, 2010

It is unbelievable that you have been gone from our family for twelve years. There are days when I still feel your presence and other days when I struggle to remember your voice! I will always remember, however, that sweet, loving smile for those you cared about! I look at photos and think about what might have been instead of what has happened. I presented two more scholarships in June. One of the young men has so many of your attributes. He will be a great officer. That day was another reminder of just how much I love and miss you.
I love you very much.
Mom

Anonymous

September 4, 2010

DEAR SON, I THINK ABOUT YOU EVERY DAY, THERE IS NOT ONE MINUTE OF EACH AND EVERY DAY THAT I HAVE A SPECIAL MEMORY OF YOU AND I. I LOVE YOU AND MISS YOU SO VERY MUCH. I KNOW THAT YOU ARE TRULY IN A BETTER PLACE BUT MY HEART JUST CANT BEAT THE SAME,I MISS YOUR SMILE YOUR JOKES YOUR HEAD COCKED TO THE SIDE AND MOST OF ALL THE I LOVE YOU MOM. I KNOW WE WILL BE TOGETHER ONE DAY, SO UNTIL TIL THEM REMEMBER I LUV YOU AND MISS YA. LOVE YOUR MOTHER BARBARA JOHNSON

barbara johnson
mother

April 29, 2010

Mike,

So much has happened. When we worked together at Pct. 1, we were always the "kids in the office." Now, the years have flown by. I am no at Harris County. I moved to Liberty Co. Sheriff Office. I moved here to get married and start a life, however, like we used to say "$%*# happens, dude." Now, she's gone and I am stuck here for the time being. It did make me think about all the hardships you and I faced. I miss you so damn much Mike. We would talk for hours and hours. Now, it's just Joel and I left. Everyone else has gone on. Mike, there are no words in my heart to express the sorrow I feel. I would give anything in this world I had to have you back here with us. Joel and I haven't changed to much, really. Hey, you won't believe it, he is a Lt. now. Me, I just keep on moving. I pray for you and you family every day. I miss you much brother. God has his ways, I don't understand them, I just know I sure to miss my friend.

Deputy Evans
Liberty Co. Sheriff

February 2, 2010

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