In Memory of William Easterly
William "Bill" Edward Easterly, FSA 1966 and MAAA 1966, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016, at The Towne House Retirement Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Bill was 88 years old. Born in Hicksville, Ohio, he was the son of the late Ray Walter and Virginia (James) Easterly. He was a long-time member of First Presbyterian Church, Fort Wayne, where he and his wife led the Ambassador program for new members. He was employed for over 35 years as an actuary, retiring in 1993 from Lincoln Life. He was also a member of Bud Widmer's Rube Band in Defiance, Ohio, and The Hicksville High School Reunion Group. He was an avid Cadillac, circus, and Frank Lloyd Wright enthusiast and supported numerous local charities. Bill loved math, playing his clarinet, and being a great father, father-in-law, and grandfather. He is survived by his son, Ray (Heidi) Easterly of Leo; and granddaughter, Gabby Easterly of Leo. He was also preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Dot Easterly in April, 2015. Preferred memorials to Dr. Stanley Wissman Stroke Center in Fort Wayne, IN or The New Haven Food Bank in New Haven, IN.