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John David Earls

May 16, 1928 - November 11, 2015

John Earls, 87 of Bellaire, Ohio died Wednesday November 11, 2015 at his home.

He was born May 16, 1928 a son of the late  Dewey H.and  Nancy I.(Goodman) Earls in Springfield, MO.

John was a professional engineer and worked for Natrium PPG for over thirty years.

He was a member of the Professional Engineers.

He was an avid woodworker and 4-H Leader. He taught at Belmont Technical College where he would judge the science fair.

He also taught at West Virginia Northern Community College.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Wanda (Smith) Earls as well as a brother Paul Earls and a son Scott Earls.

He is survived by his children, David (Jane) Earls of Bellaire, Ohio, Donna (Thomas) Sleime of Wheeling, WV and Marnee (Bradley) Johnston of Shadyside, Ohio. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Stephen, Daniel and Bethany Johnston and Nick Earls.

In accordance with his wishes no formal services will be held. He will be buried in Tulsa, OK at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements by the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory, 3900 Central Ave, Shadyside, Ohio 43947.

Memorial contributions can be made to his alma mater the Missouri University of Science and Technology, 1100 N. Pine St. Rolla, MO 65469.

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