James (Jim) Easterling
April 7, 1935 to October 15, 2020
Jim passed peacefully after a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather (Poppy).
Survived by wife of 62 years, Sidney Easterling. His brother Phillips Easterling (Jane), Orlando, FL. Three children, Sylvia Miller, Lake Mary, FL., John Easterling (Kathy Poole), Baltimore, MD. and Ginny Mesel, Brookhaven, GA. Five amazing grandchildren, Sarah Anne Corbett (Jeff), Charlotte, NC., LT Wade Miller USN, San Diego, CA., Laurel Easterling, Philadelphia, PA., Allen Easterling, Washington, DC., Savannah Mesel, Athens, GA. His faithful and loving dog, Sadie.
Born and raised in Orlando and remained a lifelong resident. Graduating with the first class of Edgewater High School. Attended Florida Southern College and earned his MBA from Rollins College. Jim served on numerous committees for the City of Orlando and Boy Scout Troop leader for Troop 200 with St. Michael’s for many years.
Out of concern and respect for those who may want to pay their respects during this time, everyone’s health and safety is our family’s primary concern. At a time in the future, there will be a service and liturgy to honor his life.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Jim’s name to Alzheimers.org