Funeral services were conducted Friday, September 12, at 11 a.m. from the chapel of Woodard Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Peace officiating. Interment followed in the Corum Hill Cemetery.
Mr. East was the son of the late Henry Sheldon East, Sr. and Dorohty Fox East. Besides his parents he was also preceded in death by his wife, Annie Dorcus Rynaldo East; sister, Dorothy Gilliam.
He is survived by daughters, Donna Bodden (Randy) of Chiefland, Fla., Dianne East (Johnny) of Westmoreland; son Michael East of S. C.; grandchildren Scott, Heather, Derek and Tanya all of Fla.; great-grandchildren Skylar, Juniper, Logan and Kiley all of Fla. and three nieces.
Mr. East was a United States Army Veteran who fought in WWII. He was retired from the Gallatin New Examiner and from the Westmoreland Post Office. He was also a retired Baptist Preacher and a member of Harvest Hills Baptist Church.