Pat Easterling, 53, passed away surrounded by friends and family on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011, after a courageous fight with pancreatic cancer. Celebration of life: A celebration of Pat's life will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church of Burleson, 317 W. Ellison, Burleson. The family will receive friends 6 to 8 PM Tuesday at Mountain Valley Funeral Home, Joshua. Memorials: In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Pancreatic Cancer Action Network at pancan.org, or First Baptist Church Burleson Building Campaign. Pat was born Dec. 31, 1957, in Fort Worth. He was the son of Lewis Easterling and Christine Carnes. He graduated from L.D. Bell High School. In 1981 he met his soulmate, Paige McNatt, and they were married Sept. 8, 1984, and lived out their love story. He was an executive with Kinro Inc. for 30 years as vice president and just recently opened his window replacement business, America's Best Choice DFW. The pride and joy of his life was his wife and three children, Elizabeth, Matthew and Garrett. They loved spending their time at their Double E Ranch in Hico, where they raised cattle and enjoyed his love of the land by hunting and fishing in Lake Pat. He was preceded in death by his father, Lewis Easterling. Survivors: Those left with loving memories are his wife, Paige; daughter, Elizabeth; sons, Matthew and Garrett; mother, Christine Carnes; brothers, Bobby and wife, Rose, Richard and wife, Rebecca, and Ryan; sisters, Dianne Page and Ashley Karpenko and husband, Joey; and numerous nieces and nephews.