Chesterton Tribune

Service Friday for Darrell Easton

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Darrell L. Easton, age 54 of Chesterton, Ind., passed away on Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at the University of Chicago.

He was born on June 24, 1958 to Alfred Easton and Virginia Harding. His father preceded him in death and his mother survives in Lake Station, Ind.

He is also survived by his wife, Deborah Easton, of Chesterton; sons Charles (Karen) Easton of Mansfield, Texas and Timothy (Jenny) Easton of Lake Station, Ind.; step-daughter Jessica Edwards of Woodstock, Ill.; grandsons CJ and Alexander Easton; brother, Jeff (Carol) Easton of Alabama; father and mother-in-law Vern and Lillian Phipps of Ill, sister-in-law, Stephanie (Charlie) Esperson, of Ill.; and brother-in-law Thomas (Jeanie) Hurst of Georgia. Numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and many friends also survive.

He was also preceded in death by his brother, Alfred Easton.

He was an electrician for Lafarge, Operatorís Union 150. Lafarge was more than just a place of work, it was a family. Just last weekend the company sponsored a benefit for Darrell.

Darrell was a good husband, loving father and grandfather. He enjoyed fishing, riding motorcycles, was an avid coin collector and loved visiting Aruba.

The funeral service will be held at 8 p.m. on Friday, August 24, 2012, at the White-Love Funeral Home, 525 South 2nd Street, Chesterton, with Father James Meade officiating. The family will receive friends from 4 until 8 p.m. that same day, with the funeral service taking place at 8 p.m. Cremation will follow.

For additional information, please contact White-Love Funeral Home at 219-926-1309.



Posted 8/24/2012