He was the son of the late Marvin Earp and Lillian Johnson Earp.
He was a retired supervisor for Martin Marietta in Orlando, FL. Mr. Earp, a huge Nascar fan and prankster, also enjoyed fishing, RVing with his wife and spending time at the Winchester airport with his flying buddies.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Marie Denney Earp of Winchester; brothers-in-law, Don Denney of Carrollton, GA and Roy Denney of St. Augustine,FL; sisters-in-law, Betty Pinnell of Winchester and Helen (Charles) Blevins of Winchester; nieces and nephews, LeAnn Zimmerman and Troy Blevins of Winchester, Spencer Denney and Stephanie Kramer of Florida; great nieces and nephews, Denney Zimmerman of Maryville,TN, Julia Zimmerman of Cleveland, TN, Tyler Denney and Carson Kramer of Florida; and cousin, Sue Penny of North Carolina.
Visitation will be 12-2 PM Saturday, April 14, 2012 at Moore-Cortner
Funeral services will follow at 2 PM with Rev. Rudy Wilkinson
Interment at Mt. Garner Cemetery.
Charles Blevins, Troy Blevins, Don Denney, Roy Denney, Allen Zimmerman and Denney Zimmerman will be serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Alan Curtis and Alan Curtis, Jr.
Moore-Cortner Funeral Home of Winchester in charge of arrangements.