Virgil Wayne Easton, 72, of Sparta, IL; born on March 1, 1949 in Sparta, IL; passed away on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at Manor Court of Carbondale, IL.
Virgil could fix any type of machinery. Whether it was a car, mower, boat motor, you name it, and he could fix it. He was a man with a very big heart and was always there to help anyone. Virgil was an avid fisherman.
Virgil is preceded in death by his parents – Ira Virgil and Mildred Louise (Mosley) Easton ; sister – Beverly Castleberry; brother – Robert Easton.
He is survived by his loving wife – Jeannie (Schuetz) Easton to whom he married on October 6, 1989 at St. John Lutheran Church in Baldwin, IL; four children – Andy Sides of Eden, IL, Nicole (Duke) Edwards of Daytona Beach, FL, Jessica Easton of Sparta, IL, and Ashley (Bryan) Todd of Sparta, IL; stepdaughter – Cindy Maxwell of Belleville, IL; thirteen grandchildren –Isabella, Bentley, Aliana, Colton, Raelynn, Benjamin, Jazlyn, Jacquez, Jaydyn, Jo’Nika, Jaraiya, Alexis, and Robert Jr.; four siblings- Dorothy Schaefer of Cutler, IL, Ruby (David) Leteff of Prairieville, LA, James Easton of Cutler, IL, and Brenda Wagner of Steeleville, IL.
Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.heilschuessler.com.
No Services will be held at this time.
Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL is in charge of arrangements.