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Edward "S.J" Silas Easterling Jr.

Edward Silas (S.J.) Easterling Jr. 72 of Logan, WV departed this life on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at Logan Regional Medical Center.He was born December 21, 1944 at Sarah Ann, WV to the late Edward Silas and Estelle (Perry) Easterling. S.J. was a former sports writer for Charleston Gazette, Editor of Bristol Herald Courier and a writer for The Logan Banner. He was a member of the baseball team at WVU, He also played football and baseball at Concord University. He played fast pitch softball for Hecks of Charleston and for National Cable Repair in Logan. He won several State Championships and participated in multiple World Series Tournaments. S. J. was baptized at the First Christian Church in Logan,WV. Those left to cherish his memory include his wife Nora Curtis Easterling; four sons, Edward Silas (Mary) Easterling III of Chapmanville, WV, Robert Scott Easterling of Charleston, WV, Blake Dean (Tara) Adams of Logan, WV, Garrett Ross (Samantha) Easterling of Logan, WV.  Two Daughters; Kristi Dawn (Jeff) Trout of Hurricane WV and Amber Nicole (Gary) Adams of Logan, WV. One Brother; Charles Easterling of Blairsville, Ga One Sister Priscilla Ann Pritchard of Twinsburg, Oh. Thirteen Grandchildren; Joshua, Lauryn, and Nathan Easterling, Alex and Caden Easterling, and Brooklynn Easterling, Blake II, Madison and Chloe Adams, Tyler and Laikyn Trout, Levi McDaniels and Liam Perry. Services will be held at 8:00 p.m. Monday, June 12, 2017 at Collins Funeral Home with the Rev. Roger T. Ooten officiating Visitation will be Monday June 12, 2017 from 6 – 9 p.m. at the funeral Home Collins Funeral Home of Switzer is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be left at www.collinsfuneralhomewv.com


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Guestbook

I worked with s j at southwestern out of the Huntington Office. Meet him at a staff meeting ,I then got the job of receptions full time . He always had something to say to make me laugh every time he called the office .His nick name was sjlmop as a joke . I enjoyed the conversations that we had.He always made me laugh,and i enjoyed all the silly things that he would pick on me for....I just wanted you and the children to know I will be thinking about you and I am so sorry for your familys lose. Prayers to you and your children

Patricia gebhardt Jun 13 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Edward "S.J" Easterling Jr.

James Jenkins Jun 13 2017 12:00 AM

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A TABLE BASKET was sent on June 12, 2017

In memory and honor of Edward "S.J." Silas Easterling Jr. With Love, Thoughts and Prayers from The Ohio Valley Region

Expression of Sympathy Jun 12 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Edward "S.J" Easterling Jr.

Jerry and Kaye Chapman Jun 12 2017 12:00 AM

We are so heart broken for you and your families loss. Just remember that there is another Angel walking around the thrown today, and he is waiting for each one of you. God Bless your family and my God keep you tightly in his arms through all your sorrows. Love The Chapman Family.

Jerry and Kaye Chapman Jun 12 2017 12:00 AM

If Death My Friend And Me Divide

If death my friend and me divide,
Thou dost not, Lord, my sorrow chide,
Or frown my tears to see;
Restrained from passionate excess,
Thou bidst me mourn in calm distress
For them that rest in Thee.

I feel a strong immortal hope,
Which bears my mournful spirit up
Beneath its mountain load;
Redeemed from death, and grief, and pain,
I soon shall find my friend again
Within the arms of God.

Pass a few fleeting moments more
And death the blessing shall restore
Which death has snatched away;
For me Thou wilt the summons send,
And give me back my parted friend
In that eternal day.

By Charles Wesley

SJ was a great coworker, friend and a true gentleman. May God comfort his family and friends today and in the days to come.

Lola Perrock Jun 12 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Edward "S.J" Easterling Jr.

Lola Perrock Jun 12 2017 12:00 AM

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A RAYSOF SUMMER SUNSHINE was ordered on June 12, 2017

Expression of Sympathy Jun 12 2017 12:00 AM

Such a wonderful man, we worked with SJ at Logan Motor Sales and Rt.119 Powersports, always thought the world of him, our deepest sympathy for the family you are in our thoughts and prayers

Mike and Trish Fleming Jun 11 2017 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear this. SJ always had a smile and friendly attitude. Been a while since we talked. Will be missed.

Ken McGlothen Jun 11 2017 12:00 AM

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