Sylvan L. "Red" Easler, Sr.
Of Hampton Twp., on Thursday, October 3, 2013, Mr. Easler was the beloved husband of Sylvia M. Cvetic Easler; father of Sylvon (Jay) Jackson of Shaler, Sylvan (Leslie) Easler, Jr. of Butler and Shari (David) Ashton of Hampton Twp.; son of the late Albert and Gertrude Hufnagel Easler; brother of Rita Mae Kunz (late Francis) of Bradfordwoods, Lavern Easler (Dolores) of Butler and the late Garnetta Perkins (late James); grandfather of Sylvan Benjamin Easler, Angela (Ross) Howat, Rebecca Jackson, Jonathan Jackson, Aaron Easler and Adam Ashton; great-grandfather of Cameron Ross Howat III. Mr. Easler was retired from UParc and its predecessors Gulf and Chevron Research. He also worked for Alternative Power Sources in Gibsonia. Red was a mechanic on the Gulf R&D race teams of the 1960s. He was a NASCAR technical advisor from 1965-1969 and Crew Chief for Easler Motorsports from 1995-2012. He was the former president of Bauerstown Baseball Asso. from 1967-1971 and the Shaler Wrestling Asso. from 1972-1975.
Red's family invites relatives and friends to celebrate his life with them at a dinner reception on Saturday, October 19, 2013 from 5-9 PM at the Four Seasons Banquet House, 2361 Bank School Rd Gibsonia, PA 15044. Please RSVP to Perman Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., at 412-486-3600 or firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday, October 12, 2013.