James Larry Easterling, Sr.; 78 of Weirton, WV passed away Tuesday, May 23, 2023 at Weirton Medical Center.

                He was born July 2, 1944 in New Cumberland, WV a son of the late Ralph Sanford Easterling & Delphia Louise (Barton) Ruley.  He is also preceded in death by a daughter Tiffany Brown, 2 brothers Guy Walter Easterling and Keith Allen Ruley; & 2 sisters Patty Reed and Sondra Cozis.

                James was retired from Mountaineer Race Track as a Security Guard, was a member of New Cumberland Christian Church and was a Navy Veteran.

                Surviving are his wife Patricia Louise (Richardson) Easterling at home, 6 children Wina (Mark) Hanselman & Jenna (Artie) Graham  both of New Cumberland, WV; Yuna Easterling of FL, Jimmy Easterling of KY, Gina (Stephen) Koren of Wellsburg, WV and Christopher Richardson of Columbus, OH; 1 sister Kandy Rice of TN, 1 brother Danny Ruley of VA; 16 Grandchildren and 10 Great grandchildren.

                Family will greet friends on Monday, May 29, 2023 from 6 – 8 pm at the New Cumberland Christian Church.

                Memorial services will be at the New Cumberland Christian Church on Tuesday, May 30, 2023 at 12:00 pm with Minister rICK tINSKY OFFICIATING.

                Turley Funeral Home was entrusted with the arrangements.