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Myers Funeral Home

2901 Guilford Street, Huntington, IN

OBITUARY

Earl D. Slone

January 30, 1942March 18, 2020

Earl D. Slone, Sr., 78 of Huntington passed away on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at Markle Health and Rehabilitation. He was a 1961 graduate of Tekonsha High School. Earl had worked at Marshall Lanes from 1962 – 1966 in Marshall, Michigan, Gemco in Andrews from 1966 – 1979 and Sportsmobile from 1979 – 2010. He was an active and hard worker. He did drafting, carpentry, woodworking, model trains and kits. Earl enjoyed music, making home movies, model cars and Saturday morning cartoons and was the Monopoly King. He also enjoyed rummage sales, wrestling and his coffee. His grandchildren were his world. Earl loved his wife of 53 years and was thought of as a super hero to his family and his grandchildren who called him PaPa.

Earl was born on January 30, 1942 in Prestonsburg, Kentucky, the son of Willie and Lizzie (Shepherd) Slone.

He was united in marriage to Madelyn Kornmeyer on July 14, 1962. Madelyn preceded him in death on September 19, 2015.

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

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son: Dennis Slone; five brothers: Robert Slone, Bill Slone, Jimmy Slone, Bobby Joe Slone, Charles Slone and four sisters: Osie Noblit, Alpha Jean Blevins, Irene Dickenson and Josephine Slone.

Memorial service will be held at a later date.

Memorial donations can be made out to Parkinson’s Association or American Diabetes Association in care of Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford Street, Huntington, IN 46750.

  • FAMILY

  • Lora Roberts, Daughter
  • Missy Vebert, Daughter
  • Jo Slone, Daughter
  • Ruby Jones, Daughter
  • Earl Slone, Jr., Son
  • Mike Slone, Son
  • Mitch Slone, Son
  • Janet Sue Griffith, Sister
  • Madelyn (Kornmeyer) Slone, Wife (Deceased)
  • Willie Slone, Father (deceased)
  • Lizzie (Shepherd) Slone, Mother (deceased)
  • Dennis Slone, Son (deceased)
  • Robert Slone, Brother (deceased)
  • Bill Slone, Brother (deceased)
  • Jimmy Slone, Brother (deceased)
  • Bobby Joe Slone, Brother (deceased)
  • Charles Slone, Brother (deceased)
  • Osie Noblit, Sister (deceased)
  • Alpha Jean Blevins, Sister (deceased)
  • Irene Dickenson, Sister (deceased)
  • Josephine Slone, Sister (deceased)
  • 20 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren
  • DONATIONS

  • Parkinson's Association
  • American Diabetes Association

Services

  • Memorial Service At A Later Date Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Memories

Earl D. Slone

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Missy Vebert

March 23, 2020

You loved me from my first breath and I loved you till your last breath. We went through a lot and you finally got to stop hurting. May you and mom walk together again and have all the talks with Dennis you missed. I will forever love you. You are my superhero.

Cameron Slone

March 19, 2020

I remember the car trips with my dad watching Saturday morning Kung Fu theater watching Star trek sitting out in the dining room while he's listening to his music and the one thing I remember the most is him scaring the pants off of me when I was watching a horror movie right in the middle of the living room dad you said you were from Mars you finally made it to the mothership I love you

Lora Roberts

March 19, 2020

My dad was the best. He and Mom raised 7 kids on 1 income. Who can do that now? He was always right, too. When I told him I should've listened to him before I got married the first time, he grinned that grin of his that said "I told you so". When my leg was amputated and he helped to build a ramp for me, I let him know I appreciated it. He kissed me on the forehead and said "Anything for my baby". I love you, Dad and miss you so much! Give Mom and Dennis a kiss for me everyday until we see each other again.

Noelle Ashcraft

March 19, 2020

My PaPa was my world. I remember sitting in his house listening to music with him. Just spending time with him was what I loved to do.

Tina Gressley

March 19, 2020

I've known Earl for most of my life. My dad and him were best friends and I have many fond memories of him. I always thought he was a quiet, gentle and kind man who loved his family dearly! I loved seeing him and Madelyn weekly while I was working, they were like family! I'm sure Earl is at peace now that he's with Madelyn again!

Ruby Slone-jones

March 19, 2020

My dad was the greatest man. Always made sure we had food and lights and a roof over our heads. He was so goofy and fun. He taught me how to work hard and that love, when you find it, you keep it and cherish it. He cherished my mom. He loved her till his last day and then loved her all over again when she met him at the gate.

Tammy Welch

March 18, 2020

I have known Earl for about 30 plus years and I was always treated good by him...he always called me "that girl"....he will be missed...R.I.P. dad

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY