Obituary for: Ernest Easton Burchard
Ernest Easton Burchard, age 70, of LaBelle, passed away peacefully Saturday, October 16, 2010 in Lehigh Acres. He was born Oct. 27, 1939 in Fort Myers, the son of the late Robert Everette Burchard Sr. and the late Ella Margaret (Forrey) Burchard.
Easton is survived by his wife of 52 years, Ramona and his loving family, son: Paul (Cathy), daughter: Sonja, two brothers: Bobby and Billy, granddaughters, Corine (Mark), Julie (Adam), Amy (James) and Danna (James). He was also a loving grandpa to nine great- grandchildren.
Easton was a Deacon at Caloosa Baptist Church of LaBelle as well as a City Commissioner of LaBelle for over 20 years. He worked throughout Southwest Florida as a General Contractor (Burchard the Builders), and spent the last decade of his career with Hendry County Building and Zoning. Easton was also the Director of the Hendry County Area Housing Commission and was a member of LaBelle Masonic Lodge #379. He was also a proud Veteran of the United States Air Force. His greatest achievement in life however, was his family. He loved them dearly and will be greatly missed.
A Celebration of Life will be held will be held Wed. October 20, 2010, 11:00 am at Caloosa Baptist Church, 137 Church Way, LaBelle with Dr. Les Morgan officiating.
Interment will follow in Fort Denaud Cemetery, LaBelle. Visitation will be tonight from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Akin-Davis Funeral Home, LaBelle. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Caloosa Baptist Church Building Fund.
Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home - LaBelle.