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Ralph Bud EarlPassing: May 23, 2009


Chastain Funeral Home

Thursday,May28,2009, 10:30 am


Chastain Funeral Home

Wednesday,May27,2009, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Thursday,May28,2009, 09:30 am - 10:30 am


Lawrenceport Cemetery


LAWRENCEPORTRalph Bud Earl, 82, Lawrenceport, passed away at 9:15 p.m. Saturday, May 23, 2009, at Mitchell Manor Living and Rehabilitation Center.

Born June 22, 1926, in Lawrenceport, he was the son of William and Lillie Mae (McNeely) Earl, Jr. He married Catherine Marie Pruett July 30, 1949.

He retired from General Motors Powertrain and was a former member of the Lawrenceport United Methodist Church. He had a keen interest in motorcycles.

Bud was a U. S. Army veteran of World War II.

Surviving: wife,
Catherine Marie Earl, Lawrenceport
Carla Anderson
Carol Prince
Jeremy Grissom

His parents and brother, Joseph Franklin Earl (1976), preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 28, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home with Rev. Eric Kersey officiating. Burial will be in Lawenceport Cemetery with military honors accorded by Cecil C. Martin American Legion Post No. 250 and Marvin R. Davis Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107.

Friends may call from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday and from 9:30 a.m. until the service on Thursday at the funeral home.

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