Mr. Raymond Cordell East Jr.… better known as R.C., age 73, of, Lafayette, passed away Saturday, September 4, 2021, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Funeral services for R.C. East are scheduled to be conducted on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, at 1 PM from The Chapel of Alexander Funeral Home with Brother Marty Meador officiating. Interment will follow in The Maple Grove Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be at the funeral home on Monday, September 13, 2021, from 4 PM until 9 PM, and on Tuesday, from 8 AM until service time at 1 PM. The Family Request Donations be made towards Maple Grove Cemetery. R.C. East was preceded in death by his, Parents, Raymond “Cordell” East Sr. and Athalene Dyer East; and Sister, Wanda Jean East Smith. He is survived by; Wife, Barbara Beasley East Children, David East Sr. Tim Ray and wife, Angie Rose Harper and husband, Willie Lisa Hauskins Brother, Bobby Joe East and wife, Sharron Grandchildren, Pam Hauskins Jessica East Comstock Jessica Nicole Harper Tisha England Josh Carter Rose Marie Harper Brandi Ray Adam Hauskins Debbie Huse TJ Ray David East Jr. Crystalin East Michael Presley Trent Tuttle Brother in law, Baron Smith Twenty-Eight Great-Grandchildren also survive.