Douglas Lathan Easterling

Obituary Notice

Douglas Lathan Easterling, 62, of Little Rock, died Saturday, February 26, 2005. He was born in Prescott on January 20, 1943 to Douglas Edward and Helen Jones Easterling.

He was a Master Mason, a 32nd Degree Scottish Rite Mason, and a Junior Deacon at Albert Pike Lodge #714. He was also a member of the Joan Hunting Club of Arkadelphia, and was an Eagle Scout.

He was preceded in death by his father, Douglas Edward Easterling. Survivors include his mother, Helen Jones Easterling of Trinity, TX; daughter, Olivia Lea Easterling and her mother Kaye Phillips, both of Little Rock; sister, Sandy White and husband Don of Trinity, TX; sister-in-law, Beth Leake of Little Rock; nieces, Jacquelyn Compton, Lynda O'Neill, and Lisa Rothe; nephew, Buddy White; 11 great nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Monday at Ruebel Funeral Home. Memorial services with Masonic Rites will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 1, 2005 at Westover Hills Presbyterian Church. The family will be at 4820 Country Club Boulevard in Little Rock.

Memorials may be made to Albert Pike Lodge #714, c/o Dick Browning, 25 Leisurewood, Maumelle, 72113.

Cremation arrangements are by Ruebel Funeral Home,

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  • Many thanks for all of the kind words about my D, it has really made me realize even more what an amazing man he was. I have never been more proud of him.
    Much Love,
    Olivia Easterling
    Little Rock, Arkansas


  • Olivia, I am shocked to say the least. I am so very sorry to read about your Dad. He was a wonderful man and he will be missed so much. My love, thoughts and prayers are with you during this very sad time.Love, 
    Paula Allen 
    Guarantee Insurance
    Little Rock, Arkansas


  • Doug Easterling was a good friend and colleague. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends.
    Carrie Nivens, Paula Dendy, Adam Guthrie, Jr. 
    Alliance Insurance Group of Prescott 
    Prescott, Arkansas 


  • The people at Martin-McNew Insurance will greatly miss Doug. We have been working with him for many years. Doug was a joy to be around.
    C. W. McNew 
    Martin-McNew Insurance
    Pine Bluff, Arkansas 


  • It was a distinct pleasure to work with such a good person as Doug. He will be missed very much.
    John C. Kuehl 
    Omah, Nebraska 


  • Very nice man. Called on me for many years. He will be missed.
    John D. Hill 
    Insurance Agent 
    Texarkana, Arkansas



  • Doug was always a real joy to work with. He was always very helpful and kind. I will miss him. My prayers are with his family.
    Dolores Moats 
    Insurance Agent 
    Danville, Arkansas 


  • I have known Doug for about 15 years. Really a great guy. He will really be missed in the insurance community.
    Rhonda Stover 
    Little Rock, Arkansas



  • Unable to attend service. Admired Doug deeply - this untimely event saddens me greatly.
    Dennis Beinecke
    The Insurance Shop 
    Gravette, Arkansas 




  • Charles (Skip) Milton 
    Milton Insurance Agency, Inc. 
    Fordyce, Arkansas 


  • Stephen Glenn 
    Insurance Center, Inc. 
    Little Rock, Arkansas 



  • He will definitely be missed. He had served our agency in many ways over the years-it was a great opportunity to know such a fine person.
    Fidelity Insurance Group
    West Memphis, Arkansas


  • You have my deepest sympathy.
    Loren Holdsworth 
    1st Comp (Iowa) Regional Sales Manager 
    Madrid, Iowa 



  • Jim Compton 
    Fayetteville, Arkansas


  • My thoughts and prayers are with you. Doug was a great man and will be missed.
    Valerie Bishop Kent 
    Magnolia, Arkansas 


  • With our thoughts and prayers.
    Della Sinclair
    Insurance Agent
    Warren, Arkansas


  • With our thoughts and prayers.
    Susan Bright 
    Insurance Agent 
    Monticello, Arkansas


  • We extend our deepest sympathy to the family, friends and co-workers.
    J.H. Hale Insurance Agency, Inc.
    Merritt, Linda, Patsy, Michelle & Bill
    West Memphis, Arkansas


  • Please accept my most sincere sympathy. We have worked with Doug for many many years and truly enjoyed his friendship.
    Bill Talbot
    Campbell & Company of Magnolia
    Magnolia, Arkansas


  • Olivia, We were so sorry to hear of you father's death. Please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. 
    Betty and Carl Glenn 
    Members of Westover Hills Presbyterian Church
    Little Rock, Arkansas 



  • We are saddened to hear of Doug's death. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Karen and Steve Nipper
    Nipper & Nipper Insurance Agency
    Arkadelphia, Arkansas




  • Kristi Townsend 
    FirstComp Insurance 
    Omaha, Nebraska



  • Cecil M. Polk
    Associates Insurance Services Agent
    El Dorado, Arkansas


  • My thoughts and prayers are with Doug's family at this time, and I am so sorry for your great loss. Kay please know that if I can do anything for you or Olivia I am here, I too know how hard it is to lose a father and sometimes just having someone to talk to helps. All My Love!
    Linda Tullos 
    Little Rock, Arkansas


  • Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints.
    Psalms 116:15
    May the Lord bless and keep you all, for Earth has no sorrow that Heaven can not heal. You are never out of His sight. 
    Psalms 139:3
    Rev. James E. and Eleen Mackey 
    Independent Agents 
    Conway, Arkansas 


  • So sorry for your loss.
    Sammy & Connie Mullis
    Sammy Mullis Insurance 
    Monticello, Arkansas


  • I was very sad to hear about Doug. He will certainly be missed. My thoughts and prayers will be with you.
    Tracy Elpi 
    Ellington, Connecticut