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Eric Blake Averitt

May 20, 1998 — September 16, 2022

Eric Blake Averitt, beloved son, passed away on Friday, September 16, 2022, at AdventHealth Central Texas Hospital in Killeen, Texas, at age 24.  He was born on May 20, 1998, in Abilene, Texas to Rick and Darenda Averitt.

A Celebration of Life will be held for Eric at Christ the Rock Church, 2514 E. Highway 190, Lampasas, TX on Saturday, October 1, 2022, at 11 am.

Eric grew up in Lampasas, where he touched many lives.  He graduated from Lampasas High School in 2017 and went to work with Mezger Stone in Kempner, Texas as an accomplished CNC Programmer/Operator.  Eric loved working side by side with his dad, making architectural cut stone, and helping with the fabrication of many commercial and high-end residential projects.  He loved spending time with family, making people laugh, video games, reading, music, and helping others.  Eric attended Christ the Rock Church and gave the precious gift of life through organ donation.

Eric was preceded in death by his grandmothers, Brenda Helmuth and Nellie Averitt, and his nephew, Jaylen Tristian Bush.

Eric is survived by his parents, Rick Averitt, Darenda Averitt, and Chukee Averitt; his sisters, Lael Pease of Killeen, TX, Robin Pease, LeeJohna Bennett, and Alexis Domhoff, all of Kempner; his niece, Aria Lopez; his grandparents, Richard Averitt of Apache Junction, AZ, John and Beverly Bennett of Lampasas; great-grandmother, Nell Ray of Lampasas; aunts, Tanya Averitt Darby, Kellie Kell Young, and Michelle Garner Wholaver; uncles, Monty Averitt, Clinton Wheat, JohnEdward Garner, and many cousins.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations are made to the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation, 200 S. Park Road, Suite 100, Hollywood, FL, 33021.

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