EARLE, Ralph John, Jr., passed suddenly at home on the morning of Tuesday, February 18th, 2014. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends, and especially his loving wife and caregiver, Ann. He will be missed by many, and will always be loved. There will be a Visitation Viewing on Saturday the 22nd, at the Blount & Curry Funeral Home from 3:00 to 5:00 PM located at 6802 Silvermill Drive, Tampa. Burial will take place at a later date in West Springfield, Massachusetts.