April 11, 1934 – October 16, 2021
WENDELL – Earl Earp, 87, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday morning at home with his family surrounding him. Earl was born in Wake County to the late Paul Waylon & Clyde Mumford Earp. He loved his family more than anything else in this world. Earl was a farmer, a hard worker, and honest man who kept his word. He was a humble man and loved running dogs, fishing, & his old truck. He was preceded in death by siblings, Buddy Earp, Mary Richardson, Pauline Royal, Raye Price, & Betty Satterfield.
He is survived by his wife & best friend of 59 years, Shirley Tart Earp of the home, children, Pam Earp of Wendell, Robert Earp (Pam) of Zebulon, Donna Hollifield (Jamie) of Zebulon, Tina O’Neal (Wayne) of Wendell, siblings, Johnny Earp (Lula) of Zebulon, Paige Pearce of Raleigh, grandchildren, Tyler Stallings, Austin Hollifield, Brittany Hollifield, & Paul O’Neal.
Flowers welcomed, or memorials may be made to Transitions LifeCare.
Graveside funeral service 3 pm, Tuesday, Central Baptist Church Cemetery.
Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third St., Wendell, NC, 27591. Livestream at www.facebook.com/stricklandfuneral.