He was born in Lake Providence, Louisiana, on November 16, 1972 and just celebrated his 50th birthday. As a child, Jim attended Sacred Heart elementary and graduated from Gables Academy. Jim worked for International Tree Service, later purchased the business and was the owner at the time of his death. He enjoyed the outdoors and was an avid deer hunter. Jim enjoyed hunting and fishing with his mother and stepfather and traveled to Nebraska every year· to deer hunt with his father and stepmother, as well as visit his many friends that he considered family.
Jim never met a stranger, was an excellent cook and loved to have friends and family come to his home for his crawfish boils. He is survived by his mother, Sally Achee and stepfather, Gerald Achee of Prairieville, Louisiana and by his father, Jimmy Don Easterwood Sr., his stepmother, Peggy Easterwood of Dawson, Nebraska, brother Jarad Easterwood, sister Jennifer Easterwood, stepbrother Josh Dunlap, stepsister Christina Dettmann, stepsister Stephanie Schmit, many nieces, nephews and friends he counted as family.
He was preceded in death by his aunt, Nancy Kraft and uncles, Joel Easterwood and Bobby Easterwood.
A celebration of Jim’s life will be held at one of Jim’s favorite places, Rusty’s Place – 704 3rd St., Humboldt, on Friday, January 20, 2023. Family greeting from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm.