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YORKTOWN - Robert Carl Easley, 72, passed away on Friday, March 4, 2011, at his home in Tabb. He was a resident of Virginia for 31 years.
Bob was born April 10, 1938, to John Easley and Esther Schwartz Easley in Lincoln, Neb. After graduating from El Cerrito High School in El Cerrito, Calif., Bob enlisted in the United States Air Force in 1956. He served his country with honor for the next 27 years and retired as a Chief Master Sergeant. Bob was a Veteran of the Vietnam War. His decorations included the Air Force Meritorious Service Medal and the Air Force Commendation Medal. In addition to numerous Technical and Professional Military Education Courses, Bob earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Professional Aeronautics from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in 1983. Upon retirement from the Air Force, he worked civil service at Langley AFB as a member of the Air Force Engineering & Technical Services (AFETS).
Throughout his life, Bob dedicated his time to serving others. From refereeing football leagues to selling brooms with the Lions Club to leading Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts, Bob was always there to lend a hand. He will be remembered most as a loving, devoted husband and a selfless, caring father and grandfather. He will be greatly missed. Bob was a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church in Newport News.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Patricia Riley Easley; son, Robert and his wife, Charlotte, of Sumter, S.C.; daughter, Patricia and her husband, Agostinho, of Yorktown; son, David and his wife, Susan, of Webster, N.Y.; son, Christian and his wife, Susan, of Waxhaw, N.C. He is also survived by six grandchildren, Megan, Rachel, Christopher, Sullivan, Kevin and Parker.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 8, 2011, at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church with a funeral mass at 7 p.m. Interment will be in Our Lady of Grace Cemetery in Langhorne, Pa., on Friday.
In lieu of flowers, Please make contributions to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital.
Arrangements are by Weymouth Funeral Home. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at dailypress.com/guestbooks.

Published in Daily Press from Mar. 6 to Mar. 7, 2011
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