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Calvin H. Ealy

Calvin H. Ealy

Calvin H. Ealy, 78, of Sulphur, Okla., formerly of Slater Road, Parker, Allegheny Township, died from injuries sustained in a house fire on Thursday morning, Dec. 23, 2021.

Calvin was born in Butler on Dec. 16, 1943. He was the son of the late Andrew and Rosemary Walsh Ealy. He grew up in Ealy Hollow and attended school in Bruin.

He had been employed in the construction industry most of his working life.

He was of the Christian faith, and enjoyed old country music, yard sales, flea markets, and the company of family and friends.

He was married to Angie Ealy. Mrs. Ealy also perished in the same tragic fire.

Surviving are two sons, Calvin J. Birkbichler and his wife, Christina, of Slippery Rock, and Andrew W. Howard Cox and his wife, Bobbi Lynn, of West Sunbury; three daughters, Mary P. Ealy and her fiancé, Derek, of Sharon, Alyse R. Ealy-Taylor and her husband, Gary, of Masury, Ohio, and Jessica L. Baker and her husband, Ian, of Harrisville; two brothers, John Ealy and his wife, Deborah, of Karns City, and Carl Ealy of Herman; a sister, Betty Pizzuto of Butler; as well as a number of grandchildren, a great-grandchild, his nieces and nephews, and his cousins.

In addition to his parents, Calvin was preceded in death by a daughter, Charlotte; two brothers, Richard and Andrew “Short”; a sister, Audrey Shearer; and three grandchildren.

EALY — Friends of Calvin H. Ealy, who died Thursday, Dec. 23, 2021, will be received from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022, at Hile Funeral Home of Karns City, 128 Main St., Karns City.

A memorial service will follow at 3 p.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Mark Wallace, pastor of the Chicora Alliance Church, officiating.

Interment will be in West Sunbury Union Cemetery.

Condolences may be sent by visiting www.hilefh.com.