Mr. Frank D. Earles, 79, of Roanoke, AL, formerly of LaGrange, GA died Wednesday, April 03, 2013 at Hospice LaGrange.
Mr. Earles was born July 24, 1933 in Chambers County, AL, son of the late Avery Earles and Mary Glenn Earles. He was Methodist by faith and was employed with Eastern Airlines before retirement. Mr. Earles was a U.S. Air Force veteran where he served during the Korean War era. He was a member of the V.F.W., the Federal Order of the Police, and was a Mason. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wives, Sara Moncus Earles and Margaret Harris Earles and a son, Gary Charles Earles.
Survivors include his son, Steve Earles and his wife Cindy of Pine Mountain, GA; grandson, Nicholas Earles; great grandchildren, Claudia Earles and Taylor Earles; three sisters, Lena Allman and her husband Dewey of Jackson, GA, Sara Ann Peppers of West Point, GA, and Jean Earles of Lanett, AL; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The gathering of family and friends will be on Saturday, April 6, 2013 from 11:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. at Striffler-Hamby Mortuary with graveside services immediately following in Shadowlawn Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the First Hispanic Church of LaGrange (formerly Unity Methodist Church), c/o Rosemont Baptist Church, 3794 Hamilton Road, LaGrange, GA 30241 or Bethel United Methodist Church, 1595 Webb Road, West Point, GA 31833 in memory of Mr. Frank D. Earles.
Those wishing to share a condolence or remembrance with the family may do so by visiting www.shlagrange.com.
Arrangements are by Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, 1010 Mooty Bridge Road, LaGrange, GA 30240 (706) 884-8636