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Brent Edward Easley

Graveside services for Brent Edward Easley, 60, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, December 3, 2021 at Oak Lawn Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.


Mr. Easley passed away at 9:54 a.m., Thursday, November 25, 2021, at Ozarks Medical Center.


He was born August 1, 1961 in West Plains, Missouri to Evelyn Kelsey and the late Truman Easley Jr. He was of the Christian faith.  He was united in marriage to Debbie Stubblefield Stanton of Alton, Missouri on May 25th, 2013 and they made their home in West Plains, Missouri. They loved traveling, going to the movies, fishing and just enjoyed life together.  Brent grew up most of his life in West Plains and graduated from West Plains High School in 1979. He went to Southwest Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri, where he earned several degrees, including a BS in Mechanical Engineering, a BS in Business Management and BS in Industrial Management. After graduating, he went to work for Loren Cook as an engineering draftsman for several years, then decided to go back to school and attended Logan College of Chiropractic in St. Louis. After graduating in 1994, he moved back to West Plains and went to work for Dr. Wiehe in his chiropractic office, later buying the practice and establishing his own practice from 1994 until his death.  Brent was a member of the West Plains Optimist Club, served on the board of the Christos House and on the Board of Directors of the Academy of Missouri Chiropractors for many years. He went on mission trips to Panama for 9 years and, along with chiropractors Sandy Abrams and Kathy Keith, hosted the annual Easter Egg Hunt for 20 years.  His office manager and assistant, Joey Whitlock, who worked for Brent 27 years also helped with the Easter Egg hunts and was an invaluable asset to Brent.

He is survived by his wife, Debbie, of the family home; his mother, Evelyn Kelsey; two sisters, Carolan Hand and Brenda Burden; one brother, Brian Easley; and five nephews.

He is preceded in death by his father, Truman Easley, Jr., his grandparents, Truman Easley, Sr. and Ina Easley, Mary Hill, his aunt, Barbara Weaver, and his uncle, Richard Hill.

Visitation services will be held from 6;00 until 8:00 p.m., Thursday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to any charity of choice and may be left at or mailed to Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, 211 West Main, West Plains, MO  65775. Online condolences may be expressed at