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Frank Paul Eartly Jr.

Published: Thursday, March 21, 2013 9:35 a.m. CDT

Born Aug. 24, 1934, to Frank and Dorothy Eartly, Mr. Frank Paul Eartly Jr. passed away Saturday, March 16, 2013, after a short fight with cancer.

A proud Marine from 1953 to 1956, Mr. Eartly is survived by his loving wife, Charlotte Eartly; his five children, Frank and Cindy Eartly III, Brian and Laura Eartly, Jeff Eartly, Charles and Paula Eartly, and daughter Stephanie Eartly; his grandchildren, Erianna & Kiara Gray, Molly Eartly, Jason Eartly, Nicholas Eartly, Heather Eartly, Vivian Miller, and Samuel Miller; brothers Jack and Raymond; sisters Nancy Getson, Judith McPhail, and Jeannie Camp; and many nieces and nephews.

This amazing man lived a wonderful life — Marine strong and very hard working through all his 78 years.

He worked at EJ&E Railroad, Prairie State papermill, Shaeffer Tool, Alumax, Material Service, Alcan Toyo and Walmart - Morris.

An Avid fan of golfing, bowling, and fishing, he enjoyed gardening and being outside.

“YO!” The date for a memorial service will be determined later. When scheduled, it will be held at Seals-Campbell Funeral Home.

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