Harold D. Earnhart

Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Harold D. Earnhart, 72, of Frostproof, Fla., died Sunday, Nov. 23, 2008, at his home. Born March 11, 1936, in Black Oak, he moved to Florida in 1964. He was a graduate of Monette High School and Arkansas State University. He worked in the Food and Drug Division for the Department of Agriculture. He taught Sunday School and became a Deacon.

Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Jimmie Carolyn Earnhart; a daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and Greg Edwards of Frostproof; a son and daughter-in-law, Thomas Michael and Susan Earnhart of Jacksonville; two grandchildren, Elizabeth and Matthew Earnhart; a sister, Pauline Jones of Black Oak; brother-in-law, Loran F. Barnes of Powhatan; and a sister-in-law, Irene Earnhart of Black Oak.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Ralph, Paul and Junior; a sister, Christeen Cobb; and a child, Janis C. Earnhart.

A private memorial service for family will be held at a later date.

The family requests anyone wishing to leave a lasting memorial consider the Florida Baptist Children's Home, State Office, 1015 Sikes, Boulevard, Lakeland, Fla. 33815.

Marion Nelson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.