Alexander "BUD" Easler, III of Chadds Ford, passed away peacefully on September 20, 2019 at the age of 85. Born in Philadelphia on March 28, 1934, Alexander (Bud) was the son of the late Alexander and Dorothy Easler (nee Freer)
He was a graduate of John Bartram High School and Brown Preparatory. Bud attended Penn State University and graduated from Goldey Beacom College with a degree in business.
He was a was a proud and patriotic American, who honorably served in the United States Navy on board the USS Marias and the USS Aldebaran. His naval military service included overseas dutires in over 27 countries. Upon discharge, he began a career in insurance. He was the safety engineer as the Aetna Insurance, an insurance broker at Johnson and Higgins and retired from Sedgewick Insurance Company.
Bud enjoyed photography and was a member of the Delaware Photography Society. He was a docent at Longwood Gardens the past 13 years and spent much of his time in the lily ponds and in the orchid room. He was a member of the Kennett Square Lions Club, Chesapeake Commodores Club, Kennett Square American Legion Post # 491 and the Episcopal Church of the Advent.
Bud loved boating and was the Commodore of the North East River Yacht Club. He enjoyed many riverboat cruises abroad with friends and cruises to Bermuda and the Caribbean with family. In addition to cruises, Bud enjoyed traveling; Russia, Germany and Alaska were his favorites.
Golfing and camping were some of his pastimes. Getting a hole-in-one was an exciting accomplishment for him!
Enjoying a glass of red wine, with a poodle on his lap was his perfect evening.
He was the beloved husband of Doranne Fassett Easler for 50 years. He is survived by his children, Scott (Linda), Alison (Ken), Susan (Wally) and Thomas; grandchildren, Kaitlyn (Dylan), Scott, Nicole (Chris), Kristin, David and Jamie (Doug); great grandchildren, Zachary, Austin, Savanah and a dear friend to many. He was predeceased in death by his sister, Elizabeth Conklin.
Visitation with the family will be from 2:00PM until 3:00PM with a memorial service at 3:00PM on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at the EPISCOPAL CHURCH of the ADVENT, 401 North Union Street, Kennett Square. A time of fellowship and refreshment will follow the memorial service at the Kennett Square Country Club, 100 E. Locust Lane, Kennett Square.
Memorial donations in Bud's name can be made to the Episcopal Church of the Advent.
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