Carl Robert Earnest

Carl Robert Earnest, 77, Lewistown, died Tuesday morning at his home.

He was born in Lewistown, son of the late Ross McPherson and Edna May (Colyer) Earnest.

Surviving are his wife, Mildred (Stimely), whom he married in 1960; two sons: Bryan and Roger, both of Lewistown; a grandson, Cory Earnest Sr. and wife, Amber; and two great-grandchildren: Cory and Markeya Earnest.

He was preceded in death by eight brothers.

Carl was employed with Eastern Industries as a road construction driver. He had been a Little League manager for many years, and he loved gospel music, camping and yard sales. He loved his grandchildren dearly and enjoyed spending time with family and friends.

Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. today, Sept. 4, 2014, at Hoenstine Funeral Home, 75 Logan St., Lewistown, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, the Rev. Bernard Carpenter officiating. Interment will be in Mount Rock Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in Carl’s memory may be made to The Abuse Network, P.O. Box 268, Lewistown, PA 17044.

Online condolences may be offered to the family at hellerhoenstinefuneral