First Posted: 5/17/2009
CANA, Va. Mr. Herschel Edward Easter, 59, of 3211 Flower Gap Road, Cana, passed away on Saturday, May 16, 2009, at Twin County Regional Hospital in Galax. Mr. Easter was born April 3, 1950, in Carroll County to Hazel Vaughn Easter and the late Harvey Easter. Surviving are his wife, Debra McAlpine Easter of the home; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Brian and Sandra Easter of Woodlawn and Tony Easter of Charlotte, N.C.; his mother, Hazel Vaughn Easter of Cana; two stepdaughters, Jessica Medley and husband, Jacob, of Winston-Salem, N.C., and Crystal Pios of Waynesboro; one stepson, Nathan Pios and wife, Alicia, of Ocala, Fla.; six grandchildren; one sister and brother-in-law, Mildred and Dennis Stanley of Elkin, N.C.; and four brothers and sisters-in-law, Junior Easter of Cana, Ronnie and Jeanie Easter of Cana, Jeff and Tracy Easter of Galax and Roger and Debbie Easter of Cana. In addition to his father, Herschel was preceded in death by three brothers, Charles Easter, Donnie Easter and Kenneth Easter. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, May 19, 2009, at 11 a.m. at Moody Funeral Home Chapel. The service will be conducted by the Rev. Johnny Easter and the Rev. Gary Easter with entombment to follow in Skyline Memory Gardens Mausoleum. The family will receive friends at Moody Funeral Home on Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. Online condolences may be made at www.moodyfuneralservices.com.