Retired Navy Chief Murry L. Easley, 85, of Atmore, Ala., died Wednesday, Jan. 9, at his residence.
He was the son of the late Charlie and Minnie Easley.
Upon graduating from high school he joined the United States Navy where he served for more than 22 years. On his retirement from the Navy he was employed at NASA in 1971 to work for the Federal Aviation Administration until his retirement in 1990. Chief Easley was a member of the Fleet Reserve Association for over 35 years. He served as the Southeast regional president and upon formation of the South Central Region he was elected as its first regional president.
Memorial services were held Saturday, Jan. 12, at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Doug Odom officiating. A private burial followed at Barrancas National Cemetery in Pensacola, Fla., at a later date.
He is survived by his wife, Georgette Easley; four sons, Russell, Stephen, Kenneth and Michael; one daughter, Cynthia and two step-sons, Billy and Gary Mims.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to a charity of your choice.