John Earls

May 16, 1928 - November 11, 2015

05/16/1928 - 11/11/2015

John Earls, 87 of Bellaire, Ohio died Wednesday November 11, 2015 at his home.

He was born May 16, 1928 a son of the late  Dewey H.and  Nancy I.(Goodman) Earls in Springfield, MO.

John was a professional engineer and worked for Natrium PPG for over thirty years.

He was a member of the Professional Engineers.

He was an avid woodworker and 4-H Leader. He taught at Belmont Technical College where he would judge the science fair.

He also taught at West Virginia Northern Community College.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Wanda (Smith) Earls as well as a brother Paul Earls and a son Scott Earls.

He is survived by his children, David (Jane) Earls of Bellaire, Ohio, Donna (Thomas) Sleime of Wheeling, WV and Marnee (Bradley) Johnston of Shadyside, Ohio. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Stephen, Daniel and Bethany Johnston and Nick Earls.

In accordance with his wishes no formal services will be held. He will be buried in Tulsa, OK at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements by the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes – 3900 Central Ave, Shadyside, Ohio 43947.

Memorial contributions can be made to his alma mater the Missouri University of Science and Technology, 1100 N. Pine St. Rolla, MO 65469.

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Cherrel Nash
8 years ago

“Reese”, “Deke”, and Marnee,
Right now my memories are going back 50 yrs and those were my pet nicknames for you and how you have remained in my heart. Its hard to believe that so much time has passed and our families have changed so much. May I extend sincerest sympathies to you and your families at the passing of John. I remember him as ALWAYS KIND AND PATIENT to us McMahon kids, and we were at your house a lot of the time! Your place always felt welcoming to us and your parents were so giving. Though we have gone different paths please know that we all remember those years with gratitude and fondness and feel a loss in John (and Wanda’s) absence from our lives. May he rest in peace.
With sincerest affection, Chere McMahon Nash