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Erylon F. McGirt

Jul 10, 1939 - Jan 18, 2019 (Age 79)

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Marcella and family, our prayers are with you through this time of loss.

Sorry for your loss. May the God of all comfort care for your hearts during this time of mourning. He will comfort you and he will make you strong ~
2 Thessalonians 2:16,17.

Chris and Family,
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your entire family during this difficult time. May you find comfort and peace in the days ahead.

Erlyon was a classmate and high school friend, those are fun memories of good times. So sorry to hear of your loss.

Erylon was a classmate of mine at Clyde High School. A very nice guy. So sorry to hear about his passing. My condolences to his family.

The Clyde High School Class of 1958 send our sympathy to Erylon's family. As a member of our class we have great memories of how fast a runner he was in track. He will be missed.

To all of Earls family, Earl was a great co-worker and long time friend of mine. He and I and Kim Isley worked together for many years at Miller pipeline together as younger men, but we all stayed friends in our hearts even though we did not get to make the trip for the visit Kim and myself had wanted to make.My wife and my sons, who knew Earl , want to send blessings and loving friendship to his wife Marcella and his children. Earl was a kind and caring man, and what a sense of humor he had....

Raymond, Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always. Loving thoughts and Prayers are with you and all your family at this difficult time.

My heart goes out to the family. You are always in my thoughts and prayers.


Erylon's Obituaries

Erylon F. McGirt, 79, passed away at 1:10 pm Friday, January 18, 2019 at his residence surrounded by family.

He was born July 10, 1939 in Lumberton, NC to the late Ernest McGirt and Stella (Hatcher) McGirt Dayringer.

He graduated from Clyde High School in Clyde, OH in 1958. From October 24, 1960 until October 23, 1963 he served in the US Army.

Erylon married Marcella Reyna on May 29, 1965 and she survives.

He worked as a foreman for the Operators Union before retiring.

Erylon was a member of the American Legion and enjoyed gardening, watching college sports and attending air shows to see the Blue Angels.

Surviving along with his wife, Marcella are four children, Robert McGirt (wife Margaret) of West Baden Springs, Angela Bolden (companion Earl Grady) of Clarks Hill, Chris McGirt (wife Tracy) of Lafayette and Reyna McGirt (fiance Nathan Chinn) of Clarks Hill; two sisters, Connie Adams of Scottsdale, AZ and Billie Emery of Clyde, OH; two brothers, Rudy McGirt of Clyde, OH and Pete Dayringer (wife Missy) of Waco, TX. Also surviving are nine grandchildren, Darrick Bolden (companion Carolina Logan), Micheal Bolden (wife Casey), Caleb Bolden (wife Samantha) Keirsten Russell (fiance Phillip), Danielle, Abby and Jenna McGirt, Jayme Thompson, and Sophie Cox; and three great grandchildren and one on the way, Kaelynn Bolden, Jasper and Robyn Burks.

Erlyon was preceded in death by a brother, Larry McGirt and a sister, Veronica “Ronnie” Harvey.

Friends may call from 4:00 pm until the time of the service at 6:00 pm on Thursday, January 24, 2019 at Soller-Baker Lafayette Chapel, 400 Twyckenham Blvd Lafayette, IN 47909 with Pastor Jeff Stedge officiating.

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