GEORGE EARNSHAW

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REV. DR. GEORGE LIVINGSTON EARNSHAW, JR. Rev. Dr. George Livingston Earnshaw, Jr., age 90, of Sebas
tian, FL died Saturday, July 5, 2014 at the VNA Hospice House in Vero Beach. He was born in Glen Ridge, NJ to Grace Stockton and George Livingston Earnshaw, who pitched for the Phillies earning a win with his 1929 World Series start. He grew up in Swarthmore, PA and moved to Sebastian in 2004 from Preble, NY. Dr. Earnshaw was a graduate of Penn State University, University of Rochester, The Colgate Rochester Divinity School, and Syracuse University. He served in the US Army during World War II. He was a Campus pastor at the University of Wisconsin, Northwestern University and at Syracuse University. For the last eight years he was on the staff of First Presbyterian Church of Vero Beach, FL. Surviving are his wife Jinny Griswold Earnshaw of Sebastian; daughters Hellen Burt (Steve) of Preble, NY, Joni Brown of Skaneateles, NY, Joyce Newkirk (Art) of Blue Hill, ME and Dale Champlin (George) of Hillsboro, OR; eleven grandchildren and three great grandchildren. He is also survived by sisters Barbara West of Winston Salem, NC and Elizabeth Voetch of Jacksonville, FL. A celebration of his life will be held Wednesday July 16, 2014 at 10 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church of Vero Beach. Memorial contributions may be made to the Building Fund of the First Presbyterian Church, 520 Royal Palm Boulevard, Vero Beach, FL 32960. Arrangements are entrusted to Strunk Funeral Home and Crematory, Vero Beach. A guest book is available at www.strunkfuneralhome.com

Published in the TC Palm on July 10, 2014
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