Obit: Robert Eason

Obit: Robert Eason

April 8th, 2012 in Obituaries
Location: Hamilton county

Sr.Robert Harold Eason Sr., 90, of Chattanooga, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 5, 2012, from his earthly home.He was a member of St. Johns United Methodist Church.Robert was a retired Lieutenant Colonel of the U.S. Army and also served in the Tennessee National Guard in the 196 Brigade (FA), the 115th Regiment and the 181st Regiment. He also retired as the vice president of Pioneer Bank, CEO of the U.S. Pipe Federal Credit Union, served two terms on the Tennessee Credit Union League Board of Directors and served on the board of the Credit Union National Association. He was also active in the Civitan Club, Kiwanis Club, American Legion and the V.F.W. He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Lewis and Claire Eason; one sister, Clara Louise Patterson; special aunt and uncle, Elizabeth and Joseph Bostain.He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Jean Eason; son, Robert H. "Chip" Eason Jr., his wife (Terri); sister, Doris Jean Shores; one grandson, Jeremiah Pierce; one niece, Sandy Jackson.Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 10, 2012, in the Highway 58 Chapel of Turner Funeral Home with the Rev. Randy Martin officiating.Interment will follow in Chattanooga National Cemetery with full military honors.The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. on Monday and on Tuesday up to the hour of service at the funeral home.In lieu of flowers donations can be made to any of the local animal shelters in the Chattanooga area.Arrangements are by Turner Funeral Home, Inc., Highway 58 Chapel 622-3171.