Easter M. Davis, Jr., 90, of Hannibal, Missouri and formerly of Russell, Kansas died Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at the Beth Haven Nursing Home in Hannibal.

Easter was born July 17, 1921 in Timpson, Texas the son of  Easter M., Sr. and Dettie G. (Chandler) Davis.  He grew up in Garrison, Texas and graduated from Garrison High school. He has many friends in his HS graduating class and tried never to miss their annual class reunion.  His 70th HS reunion was in 2010 which Easter was able to attend.
  
Easter served his country in the U.S. Army Air Corp during WWII.  He was stationed at Pratt Air Force Base in Pratt, Kansas and Walker Air Base in Walker, Kansas.  After the war, Easter remained in Kansas and ran Easterís Welding Service for 40 years. Easter was a talented welder.  He was well known for his creativity and ingenuity with metal.
Easter was united in marriage to Clara Pearl Agnew in 1943 and she proceeded him in death in 1985.  He married Virginia S. Darnell of Hutchison, Kansas on August 22, 1986.  They made their home in Russell and Hutchinson. Virginia proceeded Easter in death in 2009.

Easter was a member of the Trinity United Methodist church.  He was a 50 year member of Russellís Masonic Blue Lodge, Consistory Isis Temple of Salina and the York Rite in Great Bend.  He was past president of the Russell Shrine Club, Grid Iron Club and Russell Rotary Club.  He also belonged to the Russell Elkís Lodge, Russell American Legion Post #99, Russell Historical Society, Russell Regional Hospital Auxiliary and was Co-chairman of the Russell Oil Patch Museum.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, his horses & participating as a Calf Roper in regional rodeos.

Surviving family include his son Cecil Davis of Clarence, New York; daughters, Marilyn Lisenbee of Maywood, Missouri and Sharolyn Formsma Davis of Hannibal, Missouri; seven grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Mike Davis; brothers Charles Davis, George Davis,  W.H. ďSonyĒ Davis, James Davis, Wm. Henry Davis; sisters Merlen Teer, Yvonne Channey and Emmagene Davis.

Celebration of Easterís Life will be held at 10:30 A.M. Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at the Trinity United Methodist Church with Pastor John Thompson officiating.  Burial will follow at the Russell City Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 9 AM to 8 PM Monday, July 16, 2012 at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary of Russell with the family present to greet friends from 6 PM to 7 PM.  Memorials have been established with the Russell Shrine Travel Fund, Trinity United Methodist Church or the Easterís Foundation.  Contributions and condolences may be sent to Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary who is in charge of these funeral arrangements.


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