Easton Joseph Brown, Sr. was born on April 8, 1950, to the late Emmett Brown Sr. and Odette Brown in New Orleans, LA. He was the ninth of twelve children. He was a proud 1968 graduate of George Washington Carver High School. His Christian journey began at St. David Catholic Church, although he was a parishioner of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church at the time of his death.\n\nFifty-one years ago, Easton married his childhood friend and soul mate, Theresa Thomas. They lived in the same neighborhood, joined in holy matrimony, and created a life where love conquers all. From their union three boys were born; Errol Joseph Brown, Sr; the late Easton Brown Jr; and Eric Joseph Brown, Sr.\n\nAs a dedicated provider, he began his career as a meat cutter at Beaux Mart Supermarkets and was a dedicated worker for over thirty years until his retirement. He also worked as a manager for the New Orleans Superdome for many years.\nEaston Sr. exemplified the true meaning of husband and father. He touched the lives of many young men by being a father figure to them in the absence of their own. He embraced them and was committed to their lives by coaching them in sports, ensuring that they attended school and ultimately teaching them the true meaning of manhood. His dedication to these young men was just a sample of his community activism, which extended to his membership in the Zulu Social\nAid and Pleasure Club. Easton served on many committees in Zulu but was most fond of his position as Parade Chairman and Co-Chairman. His 30 years of service as a member earned him acknowledgment by the club as a Hall of Famer, and as an Honorary Member.\n\nEaston was the devoted father of sons Errol, Eric, and the late Easton Jr; father-in-law to Tyra Johnson Brown and Natasha Brown; grandfather of Errol Jr, Eli, Mhya, Craig II, Darryan II, Marayah, Alyssa, Eric Jr., Keith, Nakeitha, Nakeia, Kaylia, and Kerrielle.\n\nOn Saturday, October 9, 2021, Easton went home to be with the Lord. \n\nEaston leaves to cherish his memories his loving wife of 51 years, Theresa, his two sons: Errol 'EJ' and Eric; three\nbrothers: George Brown (Norma), Michael Brown (Debra), Emmett Brown Jr. (Adella); three sisters: Deloras Cager, Geraldine Eugene, Joyce Rawlins; brothers-in-law Curtis Smith Sr. and Clarence Eugene Jr.; two Godchildren: Tiffany Leashore and Kaylee Cross, and a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews.\n\nEaston was proceeded in death by his son, Easton Jr; brother, Raymond Brown; sisters, Jane Brown, Mae Smith, Myrna Ceaser, and Shirley Moses; and brother-in-law Wilbert Rawlins, Sr.\n\nA Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, October 23, 2021, at St. Paul The Apostle Catholic Church, 6828 Chef Mentuer Hwy., New Orleans, LA 70126. Visitation period will be held from 8am-10am. Service will begin at 10am. Entombment to follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, 4000 Norman Mayer Ave., New Orleans, LA 70122. Final care and professional services entrusted to Treasures of Life Funeral Services, 315 E Airline Hwy., Gramercy, LA 70052.\n\n"When someone you love becomes a memory, that memory becomes a TREASURE!!"\n\nTo share condolences and thoughts, and to sign guest book, please visit: www.treasurefunerals.com.\n\nDue to COVID-19 and CDC guidelines and restrictions, masks and social distancing are REQUIRED!!!