Earl D. Slone Sr.

Earl D. Slone Sr., 78, of Huntington, IN, died Wednesday, March 18, 2020, at Markle Health and Rehabilitation.

Mr. Slone was a 1961 graduate of Tekonsha High School. He had worked at Marshall Lanes in Marshall, MI, from 1962 to 1966, Gemco in Andrews from 1966 to 1979 and Sportsmobile in Huntington from 1979 to 2010.

He was born Jan. 30, 1942, in Prestonsburg, KY, to Willie and Lizzie Shepherd Slone. He married Madelyn Kornmeyer on July 14, 1962, and she preceded him in death on Sept. 19, 2015.

Survivors include four daughters, Lora (Steve) Roberts, Missy (Junior) Vebert, Jo Slone and Ruby Jones, all of Huntington; three sons, Earl (Andrea) Slone Jr., of Fort Wayne; Mike Slone, of Andrews; and Mitch Slone, of Huntington; a sister, Janet S. Griffith, of Tekonsha, MI; 20 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by a son, Dennis Slone.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Memorials are to Parkinson’s Association or American Diabetes Association, in care of Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford St., Huntington, IN 46750.

The online guest book may be signed at www.myersfuneralhomes.com.