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Lesley Howard Eason, Sr., April 18, 1951~September 2, 2017

Eason copyLesley Howard Eason, Sr., 66, passed away peacefully on September 2, 2017, in Fayetteville, AR, after a lengthy illness.  He was born on April 18, 1951, in Abilene, TX, to William Henry “Bill” and Marguriete Eason, who both preceded him in death.

Les was a lifetime member of the Church of Christ and attended Abilene Christian Schools from first grade through college.  He met Jane Anne (Winborn), his wife of 48 years, at Abilene Christian, where he earned a degree in Wildlife Management. When he was not working in oilfield sales, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, 4-wheeling, coaching baseball, refereeing basketball, playing guitar, and leading singing at church.

Les is survived by his wife; a brother, John Eason of Abilene, TX; three children, Les Eason, Jr., Dee Anne Arnold, both of Fayetteville, AR, and J’Nan McManaman of Allen, TX; their spouses; seven grandchildren; one brother-in-law, Steve Winborn; and several nephews, nieces and cousins.

The family has chosen not to have a public service.  Instead, they all celebrated life together with Les in Ruidoso, NM, in July.

Cremation arrangements by Beard’s Funeral Chapel, Fayetteville, AR.

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    Roy & Zeida Young » 06. Sep, 2017

    Roy and I want to give our deepest sympathies to your family. Les was always such a good guy and seemed so devoted to his family. So enjoyed having you guys as our neighbors and what a great time we all had at the baseball fields. We know he had to endure a lot of pain, but admired that he kept going, even on his last family trip. We are so glad y’all were able to make that trip and truly enjoyed seeing all the photos. May God bless you all and give you peace during this very difficult time. Love you all.

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    Laura Gonzalez » 07. Sep, 2017

    I’m so sorry to hear of your loss. I’m glad, though, that you got to spend some really quality time with Les. Your family is in my prayers.

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    Tom Croft » 08. Sep, 2017

    I want you to know you are in my prayer. May you have peace in the coming days and truly know God is with you.

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    Mary Michaels » 08. Sep, 2017

    The loss of a husband is a heartbreaking event — this is the anniversary of Toms passing and I can relate to your circumstances. Take strength from your kids — they are the gift that you and Les give to yourselves.
    They will lift you up in these coming days and you will see in them the little seeds of Les. I wish I was close to hug you long and tight — love from Texas.