Robert James EARLY


Robert James Early, aged 85, died January 24, 2013 in Ross, OH. Bob was the son of Clifford Ward Early and Katherine Elizabeth Feese Early (deceased) born June 2, 1927 in Somerset, KY. He was an Eagle Scout in Chester Kaiser's Troop 79 of Somerset, graduate of Somerset High School class of 1945, a World War II Navy Veteran, and a Past Master of the Carson Lodge, F. & A. M., Cincinnati, OH. He worked for the General Electric Company in Evendale OH for over 30 years. He is survived by his son, Larry Allan Early (Alice) of Columbus, Ohio and his daughter, Bobbie Lee Beers (Bob) of Ross, OH and his sisters: Marybelle Early Howell of Mt Peasant MI and Betty Early Tarter of Erlanger KY. He was married to Evangeline Wilson Early (deceased) and Betty Bauman Hewitt Early (deceased). He is survived by many grand children and great-grandchildren. Bob will be remembered as a good natured man always with a smile on his face and something nice to say about anyone he met. He loved his family and enjoyed the time he spent with the Masons. At his last residence of 20 years (Mason Christian Village, Mason OH) he enjoyed singing with the Ambassadors singing club and his work with the Veteran's club. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Services will be graveside at the Somerset Cemetery Somerset KY on Thursday January 31 at 2pm, Please remember Bob with your kind thoughts and no flowers or memorials per his wishes. Somerset Undertaking & Crematory is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be expressed at

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Published in The Cincinnati Enquirer on Jan. 30, 2013