Lonnie Forest Easterling Sr., age 69, of Cherry Hill, Arkansas died Sunday, March 31, 2019 at his home. He was born on Saturday, April 23, 1949 to Forest and Vera Browning Easterling in Hazzard, Kentucky.
Lonnie had strong Christian values and was an active member of the Cherry Hill Baptist Church. He moved to Cherry Hill in 2003 and was very happy there. Lonnie loved old cars and attending various car shows and was a member of the Ouachita Car Club. He worked for Numatics for many years and was a very skilled employee. Lonnie was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and a great friend and will be missed by all who knew him.
He is preceded in death by his parents; and one son, John Easterling.
Lonnie is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Cecilia Easterling of Cherry Hill; one son and daughter in law, Lonnie Jr. and Holli Easterling of Shirley, Arkansas; one daughter, Holly Hall of Clarkson, Michigan; one brother, Richard Easterling of Dundee, Michigan; one sister, Debra Sniedner of Davisburg, Michigan; one brother and sister in law, Joe and Vicki Wilson of Wixom, Michigan; one grandson, Devon Hall of Michigan; and one nephew, Robert McKinstry of Union Lake, Michigan; and a host of other relatives and friends.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at the Cherry Hill Baptist Church with Brother Grant Geiger officiating. Interment will follow at the Cherry Hill Cemetery. A visitation will take place before the service at 11:00 a.m. at the church. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena, Arkansas.
Pallbearers will be Tom Bawman, Frank Nelson, Stan House, Matt Debnar, Mark Thompson, and J.R. Kelch.
Honorary Pallbearers are Robert McKinstry and David Giles.
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