Eames, Kevin James

Saturday, June 8, 2019
Kevin Eames
Kevin Eames

Kevin James Eames, PhD, 58, of Flintstone, Georgia went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, June 6, 2019 after complications from open heart surgery.

Kevin received his B.A. in History from Florida State, his Master’s in Counseling, and his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Georgia State University. After serving as the Chief Learning Officer at ExecuTrain Corporation, he began his academic career at Dordt College in Iowa in 2001, where he served as Assistant professor of Psychology and Director of the Graduate Education program. He joined the faculty at Covenant College in 2003 to administer a grant from the Lilly Endowment. As Professor of Psychology and department Chair, and director of Institutional Effectiveness, Kevin will be remembered for his willingness to invest in the college’s mission and the lives of his students. He was a faithful member of St. Elmo Presbyterian Church where he also served as a ruling elder. But he will be most remembered as a loving husband, devoted father, thoughtful son and sibling, and loyal friend. He was preceded in death by his father, James Eames, and his son, Daniel on May 30, 2013.

Survivors include his loving wife of more than 29 years, Lisa Hamlett Eames; daughters, Hillary Eames and Hannah Eames; mother, Jill Eames Hanson and sister, Jenny Kinsler along with numerous extended family & friends.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, June 11, at St. Elmo Presbyterian Church with Rev. Cal Boroughs officiating. There will be a reception following the service in the fellowship hall.

Flowers are welcome, or contributions may be made to St. Elmo Presbyterian Church or Covenant College.

An online guest book is at www.wilsonfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements are by W. L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Homes, Fort Oglethorpe.


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