Wallace William (Bill) Earle, Sr
Winslow Alumni Class of 1962
June 05, 2009
Somerville, IN – Wallace William “Bill” Earle Sr., 65, of Oakland City, Ind, passed away Friday, June 05, 2009 at his home.
Bill was born April 06, 1944. He was a part owner of Parkview Sales and BB&D Transport. Bill was an Army veteran serving in Vietnam as a helicopter pilot. He achieved the rank of First Class Captain. He was a graduate of Winslow High School, Class of 1962, a life member of VFW Post 2953, River Bend Association and a life member of the Winslow High School Alumni Association. He enjoyed gardening, being outdoors, hunting and fishing and dancing. Bill was a loving family man who liked to travel.
Survivors include his wife of 25 years, Barbara Earle of Oakland City, daughters, Felicia Earle of Evansville, Judy (Craig) Johnson of Newburg, sons, Jonathon (Joyce) Earle of Oakland City, David Jenkins of Mt. Carmel, Ill., Eric (Missy) Jenkins of Benton, Ky, Wallace William “Billy” Earle Jr of Evansville; brothrs Jim (Carol) Earle of Oklahoma, John (Anita) Earle of Oklahoma, David Earle of California; brother-in-law, Gordy Morrison, sister-in-law, Tammy Morrison; grandchildren, Laura Earle, whom he raised, Matthew Earle, Patty Lynn Oldham, John Waters, William Waters, DeVonte Earle, Alexander Eastwood, Shawn Eastwood, Lee Anne Eastwood, Jamie Jenkins, Zachary D. Jenkins, Michael Carr, Amber Carr, Christina Earle, Breanna Schaeffer, Zachary D. Earle, Erica, Nicholas and Brooklyn Jenkins, Reagan Wilham, Breyden Jenkins; great-grandchildren, Zachary Wallace, Breyden and Jayden Bratcher; brothers-in-law, Steve (Carol) Venson, Arthur Ray (Roxanne) Venson, Mark (Helen) Venson, Jeff (Martha) Venson, Rory (Kara) Venson; life-long friends, Vicky (Pete) Hamilton, Berlin (Jo) Masterson and Pat (Danny) Fitzgerald.
He was preceded in death by daughter, Virginia “Ginny” Earle, parents Beauton (Enlow), Oscar Earle; brothers, Charles Earle, Larry Earle; grandchild, Wesley Weese, and great-grandchild, Chris Wilham.
Visitation will be Wednesday, June 10, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. and Thursday, June 11, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. – 8:00 pm at Browning Funeral Home, 738 Diamond Ave.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, June 12, 2009 at Browning Funeral Home, Evansville with Rev. Jarmen Perkins officiating. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery where the Retired Veterans Memorial Club will conduct military rites.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Winslow High School Alumni Association.