He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Connie (Johnson) East of Benton, two brothers, Boyce Ray East of Benton and Gene East of Benton.
He was preceded in death by his father, Everett East, mother, Lou Jettie (Dawes) East.
A celebration of life service was held Friday, August 9 at 1:00 p.m. in the chapel of the Collier Funeral Home in Benton. Rev. Paul Peck officiated. Inurnment followed the service in the Salyers Cemetery, Benton.
The family asks that memorial contributions be made to the Marshall Co. Humane Society, P.O. Box 531, Benton, KY 42025.