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Eastin, James July 8, 1965 - July 21, 2022

Date of Funeral

July 24, 2022


Sunday, July 24, 2022

2:00 - 3:00 PM

Sheldon-Goodrich Chapel


Sunday, July 24, 2022

3:00 PM

Sheldon-Goodrich Chapel


Osceola Cemetery

Family suggest memorial contributions to the Wounded Warrior Project

James Robert Eastin, or what most people know him as Jim, was born July 8, 1965, to Robert Eastin and Ileene Eastin in Kansas City, Missouri. He passed away on July 21, 2022 and joined his dad up in Heaven.


Jim’s childhood was mostly spent with his family and friends in Osceola, Missouri. Growing up he created many fond memories he shared with those he loved. He graduated from Osceola High School in 1983.


After high school, Jim went to Missouri Southern State University where he played football and graduated in the police academy. Jim enlisted into the Army and graduated from bootcamp at Fort-Sill in Lawton, Oklahoma. He got married in 1988 and finished his service in the Army in 1990.


In 2000, Jim and his wife moved to Nixa, Missouri so they could raise their children close to family. His focus was on his walk with Christ and raising his daughters in the word of God.


Jim loved listening to sermon’s, posting scriptures of word on Facebook to help influence others, sharing pictures of snowy cabin sunsets and bears, and watching the Kansas City Chiefs play football, good or bad.


Jim was preceded in death by his dad Robert Eastin in 2012.


He is survived by his mother Ileene Eastin, two brothers: Timothy and John Eastin, and three daughters: Emily, Elizabeth, and Elayna Eastin.



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    Krista and Mike Wilson says

    Our hearts go out to the family. Jim was such a positive person throughout his life. Loved being his neighbor growing up in Osceola ❤️

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    Debbie Wheeler McSperitt says

    To all of Jim’s family I am so sorry for your loss. He has been one of the most positive influencers for Christianity and what a legacy he leaves with that. I am grateful to have gotten to know him. God bless you all!

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    Meryle, Paul,, Davie and Ladon Roberts says

    Sorry for the loss of Jim. He is with the Lord now. Our thoughts and Prayers are with all of you.

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