Obituary: Earl Ray Fogle Jr., 75, of Hannibal

Earl Ray Fogle Jr.
Posted: May. 22, 2019 6:16 pm

Earl Ray Fogle Jr., 75, of Hannibal, passed away at 7:58 a.m. Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at his home in Hannibal. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, May 24, 2019 at the James O'Donnell Funeral Home in Hannibal. Burial will be at Grand View Burial Park in Hannibal.

Family and friends are invited to Earl's Life Celebration at a visitation that will be from 10 a.m. until time of service Friday at the James O'Donnell Funeral Home.

Earl was born Sept. 18, 1943, in Hannibal to Earl Ray Fogle Sr. and Naomi Ruth Morgan Fogle.

He was married to Carol Jean Woodson on June 30, 1962 in Hannibal. She preceded him in death Feb. 4, 2016.

Survivors include one daughter, Julie Fogle (Daniel Graham) of Hannibal; two sisters, Shirley Schmidt (Bob) and Ruth Arch (George); and one sister-in-law, Jenny Bruner (Don). He is also survived by three grandchildren, Dustin Davis, Bobby Booth and Annie; and one great-grandson; and his favorite "Buddy," Kayson Demilo, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Earl was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, Earl Ray Fogle III and Jeff Fogle; and one sister, Doris Freeman.

Professionally, Earl was a commercial fisherman and also was a Dairy Manager at Schnuck's in Hannibal for many years before his retirement. Earl has been fishing on the Mississippi River since he was four years old.

Earl was an avid St. Louis Cardinals Baseball fan. He also enjoyed St. Louis Blues Hockey, and University of Missouri Athletics. Westerns, Three Musketeers Chocolate Bars and telling jokes were a few of Earl's favorites. Most of all, he cherished the time he shared with his family and friends.

Earl was a member of the Abundant Life Church in Bowling Green.

Pallbearers will be Mike Graham, Jeff McGuire, Harry Rhodes, Bobby Booth, Brady Watts, Dillian Trujillo and Gabe Trujillo.

Honorary pallbearers will be Dustin Davis, Daniel Graham, Randy Stupvasky, Kayson Demilo and Little Harry "Bub" Rhodes.

Memorial contributions may be made to Community Loving Care Hospice.

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