Charley Ray Easley, 90, of Springdale, Ark., died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, at Northwest Medical Center in Springdale, Ark.
He was born May 7, 1921, in Eagle Rock, the son of William Greenberry Easley and Mollie (Larcey) Easley. On April 3, 1941, in Wheaton, he was united in marriage to Roma Epperly.
He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Roma Easley; five children, Richard Easley and wife, Vera, Charles Easley and wife, Sherill, Margaret Ledgerwood and husband, Bill, Vickie Rae Parker and husband, Robert, and Billy Easley and Bernie, all of Northwest, Arkansas; 10 grandchildren, Scotty Easley, Rennie Easley, Rodney Easley and wife, Stephanie, John Easley and wife, Heather, Brad Ledgerwood and wife Cary, Bart Ledgerwood and wife, Angela, Brandy Foster and husband, Brad, Amy Vinson and husband, Sheldon, Leslie Harp and husband, Bryan and Dusty Thomas all of Northwest Arkansas; 27 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grand-children.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William Greenberry Easley and Mollie Easley; four brothers, Loren Easley, Frank Easley, Aubrey Easley and Loyd Easley; four sisters, Zuma Priest, Alma Easley, Allie Prier and Julie Cooper; and two great-grandchildren, Parker and Fisher Vinson.
He grew up and received his education at Eagle Rock. For several years, he ran a heavy equipment business and was a long time cattle farmer, which he enjoyed. He was a member of Faith Regular Baptist Church in Elm Springs, Ark.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. today (Wednesday) in Faith Regular Baptist Church, Elm Springs, Ark., under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Rev. Gary Jewell and Rev. Louis Dewett conducted the services. Burial was at the Easley Cemetery, Eagle Rock.
Contributions may be made to Faith Regular Baptist Church Building Fund in memory of Ray.
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