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Billy Easter

Monday, September 5, 2011

Billy Easter, 86, passed away Sept. 3, 2011, following a tragic mower accident.

He was born Jan. 30, 1925, in Saline City, the son of Walter Easter and Mary Harr Easter.

He attended Ashboro and Saline City schools.

He married Doris Barnhart.

Bill worked at Allison's General Motors, plant 5, in Indianapolis, for 43 years, retiring in 1986.

Bill began his career at Allison's as a tool cutter and grinder, working his way to manufacturing engineer and finally retiring as one of the best in the nation at broaching air craft parts.

Bill served in the United States Navy and Army.

Bill was a member of the Center Point Masonic Lodge and Saline City Labor Day Picnic Association. Bill enjoyed spending Sunday afternoons on the golf course.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his wife Doris Easter, children Allen Lamarr Easter and Mary Ella Easter, sister Rosemary Wallace, nephews Billy Allen Easter (Carolyn), Mark Allen Easter (Karen), niece Darci Allen, as well as many nieces, nephews and extended family members.

Services will be at French Funeral Home, Brazil, Friday, Sept. 9, 2011, at 6 p.m., with Dr. Calvin and Yvonne Brandenburg officiating.

Visitation will be at the funeral home from 1 p.m., until time of services.

Visit www.frenchfuneralhome.com to light a candle in his memory.