He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having proudly served in WWII. Earl was a 32nd degree Scottish Rite Mason with LaFayette 483 in Cincinnati. He retired in 1986 from the International Union of Operating Engineers as the 11th General Vice President.
He was a devoted husband of 63 years to Shirley; loving father of Jennifer (John) Heim; cherished grandfather of Cory and Brandon Heim.
Calling hours will be Tuesday, April 9, 2013 from 4 to 8 P.M. at the Sunset Chapel, 6245 Columbia Road, North Olmsted, OH 44070. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 10 A.M. at the Sunset Chapel. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park.