Ira Herbert Earlenbaugh Jr., 81, of El Dorado Springs, Missouri passed away on May 20, 2015 in Joplin, Missouri. He was born to Ira Herbert and Vida Dougan Earlenbaugh in Great Bend, Kansas on November 16, 1933.
Herb and Danna Lee Lovisone were united in marriage in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on May 7, 1955. They were married 60 years and 23 days. Herb proudly served as a Marine in the Drum and Bugle Corp and is a veteran of Korea, he worked for the Railroad and US Post Office, and was employed in other jobs that supported his family. He was gifted in wood working making many heirlooms for his family and friends. He loved gardening, fishing, reading, cross word puzzles and helping others.
Herb was preceded in death by his twin brother, Guy Phillip, sister, Shirley Gail, parents Ira and Vida and daughters Ruth Ann Drake and Karen Kay Drew.
He is survived by his wife Danna, children Linda Gail Donie, Richard Herbert Earlenbaugh, Kathryn Marie Eaton and Susan Lynn Stouffer; Grandchildren, Adriene, Eric, Tara, Calvin, Shanna, Candy, David, TJ, Andrew, Laurie, Jason, Kayla, Amy, Rachael; and 14 Great-Grandchildren.