Evan Vernell Eastman

Evan Vernell Eastman

Evan Vernell Eastman, of St. Charles, Mo., died on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016, at the age of 92. 

He was the husband of Margaret L. Eastman for 67 years. 

Mr. Eastman was born in Cobden, the son of Wilbert A. and Agnes Eastman.

He was the father of Roger E. (Susan) Eastman, Ronald J. (Rosanne) Eastman and Richard A. (Audrey) Eastman; the grandfather of Michael (Tina), Matthew Eastman, Stephen (Pauline) Eastman, Michelle (Tim) Leonard, Erin (Jonathan) Clow, Cassandra (Luke) Knorr and Miranda Eastman; the great-grandfather of Ariana Eastman, Athena, Lucas Knorr, Alexander Leonard and Hazel Eastman; and the brother of Viola (Charles) Lambdin. 

He was preceded in death by an infant brother and three sisters.

Mr. Eastman was a member of American Legion Post No. 312 and the First United Methodist Church in St. Charles, Mo. 

He served during World War II as a corporal in the U.S. Army Air Corps; he  was stationed in England in 1944-1945. 

He graduated from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. He worked as a lead engineer at McDonnell Douglas for 35 years. 

Visitation is planned from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, at Baue Funeral and Memorial Center at 3950 W. Clay St. in St. Charles, Mo.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, at Baue Funeral and Memorial Center. Burial will be in the St. Charles Memorial Gardens.

Memorials can be made to the First United Methodist Church in St. Charles or  to theAmerican Legion Post 312. 

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