James “Jimmy” W. Earl, 65, formerly of Las Vegas, NV, passed away Thursday, December 15, 2016 at Wheeling Hospital.
He was born November 25, 1951, a son of the late James and Pauline (Jones) Earl. Jimmy was a US Army Vietnam Veteran. He was a devoted father to his daughter, Paula, whom he took great care of. Jimmy was a member of the American Legion Post 1 and a life time member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1732.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his sister, Cheri Heaps.
Jimmy is survived by his daughter, Paula Earl of Wheeling; his sister, Candice (Raymond) Merkle of Wheeling; one nephew, Jeremy Merkle of Wheeling and three nieces in Las Vegas.
A private military service will be held at the convenience of the family at a later time.
Condolences may be offered to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com.