LARRY DEAN EASTIN, 76, of Humboldt, IL passed away at 9:36 P.M. on Friday, November 11, 2016 at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center in Mattoon, IL.
Funeral services will be held at 12:00 P.M. (Noon) on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at the Edwards Funeral Home, 221 East Main St. in Arcola, IL. Rev. Mitch Ramey will officiate. Burial will be held in the Humboldt Cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral from 11:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. at the funeral home.
Dean was born on November 9, 1940, in Humboldt, Illinois. He was a son of James H. and Grace L. (Dixon) Eastin. He married Marilyn Helm on December 3, 1960 in Cooks Mills, IL.
Dean is survived by his wife: Marilyn Eastin of Humboldt, IL; two daughters: Karen Bickel and her husband Jeff of Arthur, IL, and Stacy Smith and her husband Jon of Humboldt, IL; four grandchildren: Chelsea Tidwell and her husband Shawn of Humboldt, IL, Brody Bickel and his wife Torri of Arthur, IL, Alec Smith of Humboldt, IL and his special friend Macy Cornwell of Sullivan, IL and Lauryn Smith of Humboldt, IL; two great-grandchildren: Cage Tidwell and Heath Tidwell both of Humboldt, IL; and one sister: Elyn Eastin Pogliano of Decatur, IL.
He was preceded in death by his parents, five brothers and five sisters.
Dean owned and operated Pine Tree Wood Products in Humboldt for over 30 years, making custom kitchens, furniture and much more. After he retired he worked at Chesterville Antique Mall.
He loved Bluegrass music and traveled all over the U.S. but most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Dean’s family.