Robert H. Easley Jr.

May 14, 1932November 8, 2012

Robert H. Easley, Jr., 80, of Springfield, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 at St. John’s Hospice.

He was born on May 14, 1932 in Springfield, the son of the late Robert H. and Florence (Isom) Easley, Sr. He married Mary Ann Hyndman and she preceded him in death in December of 1998. He later married Betty Rowe on Aug. 2, 2003 in Springfield, and she survives.

Mr. Easley worked for the State of Illinois in the Secretary of State’s office, retiring in 2000. He had previously worked at Friendly Chevrolet for 24 years. He was a member of the Elks Lodge #158 BPOE for over 40 years and was also a member and past-president of the Lake Press Club.

Besides his wife Betty, he is survived by a daughter Sue (Easley) Zellers of Springfield; 4 grandchildren, Greg (wife Sara) Zellers, Nick Zellers, Eric (wife Jaira) Easley, and Courtney Easley, and 6 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by a stepson Ronald (wife Ruth) Casper and a stepdaughter Constance Casper, both of Springfield, and a brother Richard (wife Vickie) Easley of Springfield.

Besides his parents and his first wife Mary Ann, Mr. Easley was preceded in death by a son Robert H. Easley III, and 2 stepchildren Lawrence and James Casper.

Arrangements are under the direction of Bisch and Son Funeral Home, 505 E. Allen, Springfield. No services are scheduled at this time.

Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

Please visit the online “Life Remembered Story” at where tributes and condolences may be left for the family.


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Elizabeth Freer

November 14, 2012

Dear Sue, So sorry to hear of your Father's passing. My mother worked for the Secretary of State also, I'm sure she knew of him as she worked in Personnel fingerprinting/badges. Betsy Sapp Freer


November 13, 2012

Sorry for your loss Betty

Jo Ann, David (Mogle) Haynes

November 12, 2012

Sue: So sorry about your dad, our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of sorrow.

Bill Isom

November 12, 2012

Sue I am so sorry for the loss of your dad,,He was one of my favorite uncles,,May God comfort you and the rest of his loving family. Please rest in peace Uncle Bob.

November 12, 2012

We are so sorry to hear of Bob's passing. Our condolences and deepest sympathies for your loss. ~ The Burge Family

Bob Dunbar

November 12, 2012

Betty, As you know I felt you and Bob were a matched set. I always enjoyed seeing you together. I will say a prayer for him.

November 11, 2012

Dear Betty,
We are so sorry to hear of your loss. You are in our hearts and prayers. If there is anything we can do at this time, please let us know.
Don, Teresa, Sara & Adam Baumhardt

frank slightom

November 11, 2012

Sincere condolences and personal prayers during this difficult time....part of life and part of living..but never makes it easy.


November 10, 2012

Dearest Suzanne- I am so sorry for your loss! I don't get to the SJR very often and just saw this. Just know that I still love you and always have. Please know that I think about you often! love, Sally Cisco (Tomlinson)