(WEDOWEE) A memorial service for Sonny Easterwood, 69, of Wedowee will be Wednesday, March 17, 2021, at 1 p.m. at Benefield Funeral Chapel.

Mr. Easterwood passed away Friday, March 12, at Tanner Medical Center in Carrollton, Ga.

A Powder Springs, Ga., native, Mr. Easterwood was born March 23, 1951, the son of Almos Hamilton Jr. and Edna Fuquea Easterwood. He was Christian by faith and worked in maintenance for Coca-Cola. After retiring with Coca-Cola, Mr. Easterwood enjoyed working as a deputy for Randolph County Sheriff's Department, providing security at the courthouse, and as an auxiliary officer for Wedowee Police Department.

Survivors include his wife, Patricia Greenwood Easterwood of Wedowee; two daughters, Alicia Burkitt (Jesse) of Wedowee and Laura Easterwood (Kylie) of Carrollton; four grandchildren, Morgan Burkitt, Bailey Burkitt, Mckinley Brown and Addisyn Castellanos; two sisters, Diane Smith of Calhoun, Ga., and Margaret Boyce. Mr. Easterwood was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Tommy Easterwood.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to A&M Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 538, Wedowee, AL 36278 or to Randolph County Rescue Squad at 349 Cauthen Circle, Roanoke, AL 36274. Online condolences may be expressed at www.benefieldfhwedowee.com.

Benefield Funeral Home, Wedowee.