Jerry Earle Sr.

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Mr. Jerry Dean Earle Sr., 85, of China Grove passed away on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at Tucker Hospice House. Born on Sept. 27, 1932 in Rowan County, he was the son of the late Bruce and Mabel Kennerly Earle. Educated in the Rowan County schools, he was a longtime active member of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church. Mr. Earle retired from the US Air Force, serving tours in Germany, Turkey and Vietnam. Professionally, he worked for Duke Power in maintenance. Jerry never met a stranger and was a practical joker, who loved to make people laugh. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of over 50 years, Peggy Gibson Earle. Those left to cherish his memory are his son, Jerry Dean Earle Jr. (Joan); daughter, Pamela Earle Morgan (Dennis) both of China Grove; and sister, Louise Earle Majors of Montgomery, Ala. Also surviving him are his grandchildren, Jonathan Morgan (Adrienne), Lisa Miller and Natalie Drew (Christopher); as well as great-grandchildren, Logan and Riley Morgan and Megan Miller; and great-great-grandchild, Henleigh Pittman. Mr. Earle is survived by his four legged friends, Lucky and Charley. Visitation and Service: Visitation will be on Tuesday from 6 until 8 p.m., at Linn Honeycutt Funeral Home in China Grove with funeral on Wednesday at 4 p.m., at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church. Burial will follow with military honors at Prince of Peace Cemetery on Old Concord Rd. Salisbury, NC. Memorials: Memorials may be made to Prince of Peace Lutheran Church. 3070 E. NC Hwy 152, Salisbury, NC 28146 or Cabarrus Hospice, 5003 Hospice Lane, Kannapolis, NC 28081. Online condolences may be made to the family at
Published in Salisbury Post on June 12, 2018
Arrangements under the direction of:
Linn-Honeycutt Funeral Home
1420 North Main St. | China Grove, NC 28023 | (704) 857-2401
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