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H. Albert Earl
Jan. 17, 1944 - Jan. 29, 2013
|H. Albert Earl|
H. Albert Earl, 69, Warsaw, passed away at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013 at his residence, after declining in health since Oct. 2012.
He was born Jan. 17, 1944, in Cumberland Gap, Tenn., to parents Jack and Edith R. (Stanifer) Earl.
Albert lived in Kosciusko County since 1955, after coming from Claiborne County, Tenn.
On Nov. 22, 1964, he married Jennie Lou Lee in rural Kosciusko County. They shared 49 years together.
Albert worked for Creighton Brothers, Warsaw, as a truck driver for 15 years. In1973, he went to work at Beachwood Truss in Atwood, and worked as plant manager until his retirement in April 2006. He then started to work at the Earl-Grossman Funeral Home, Argos, and the Earl-Love Funeral Home, Akron, with his son and daughter-in-law.
He was a member of the Warsaw Wesleyan Church, Warsaw; the Atwood Lions Club, where he served as president in 2002-2003; Nappanee Raceway and the International Trotting & Pacing Harness Racing Association.
Survivors include his wife, Jennie Earl, Atwood; children, Shawnee Hughes and husband Mark, of Mentone, Alan Earl and wife Luella, of Argos, Angela Himes and husband AJ, of Atwood, and Amie Rodgers, of Warsaw; grandchildren, Derek and Patrick Hughes, Brandy Veach, Joshua Earl and Alex Earl, Kristina and Michael Ammerman, Lillie Collins and Autumn Rodgers; great-grandchildren, Tyler and Grady Veach; brothers, Don Earl and wife Debbie, of Warsaw, Ray Earl and wife Becky, of Warsaw, and Ron Earl and wife Margarette, of North Las Vegas, Nev.; sisters, Betty Smith of Ft. Myers, Fla., Judy Fleming and husband Jim, of Warsaw, Jane Earl of Warsaw, and Pat Welker and husband Terry, of Warsaw.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral service is 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at the Warsaw Wesleyan Church, Warsaw, with Reverand Gale Janofski officiating.
Friends may visit with the family from 3-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, at the church.
Burial will take place in Harrison Center Cemetery, Etna Green.
Memorial contributions may be made to Warsaw Wesleyan Church, 2402 W. Old Rd. 30, Warsaw; Nappanee Raceway, Attn: Gerald Delagrange, 11270 W. 600 South, Millersburg; or Atwood Lions Club, Attn: George Klinger, 1780 W. Lake St., Warsaw.
Electronic condolences may be sent to the family at email@example.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted with the Earl-Grossman Funeral Home, Argos.
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