Earl J. passed away peacefully at Heritage Square, Vernon, BC on September 6, 2006, at aqe 86 years. Earl has resided in Vernon for many years. He was an active member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles & Elks of Canada. Survived by his children: Darrel (Mary), Brian (Liz), Joanne (Ben), Gerry (Ellie), Malladee (Dwain). Grandchildren: Derrick, Clinton, Rick, Stephanie, Rhonda, Randy, Chrystal, Theresa, Lisa, Danny, Jonnie, Sharon, Yvonne, Warren, Donna, Carmen, Cory, Cody, Vicki, Nicole, Pam and Devon, as well as several great-grandchildren, all residing in Alberta and BC. Earl was predeceased by grandson Jeff of Alberta. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at the Chapel of Vernon Funeral Home on Saturday, September 23rd at 11:00 am with the Reverend Dr. Ed Millin officiating. Arrangements are in the care of Vernon Funeral Home. 250-542-0155. Condolences may be emailed to 1027@alderwoods. com.