of Millington, TN
October 3, 1933 - January 16, 2020
Matthew C. Earle, Jr., 86, passed away on January 16, 2020 in Memphis, TN. He was born on October 3, 1933 in Bronx, NY to Matthew and Dorothy Earle. Matthew married the love of his life, Olive Lois, on August 16, 1962.Matthew received his bachelor's degree from Park University in Parkville, MO. He was a veteran of the United States Navy and a Master Mason. Matthew worked as a Trucking Line Dispatcher for Trans Carriers where he eventually retired. Matthew loved sports; he was a huge Yankee's fan, a newly formed 'Florida Gators Grandpa', as well as a soccer coach for many years. Most of all, Matthew was a Christian man who loved and adored his family. Matthew was as sharp as a tack and he had spunk. He was loyal with his family and close friends, and he had a lot of love to share. He treated every one as they were his forever friend. Left behind to cherish his memory are his sons, Matthew C. Earle III (Lisa) of Winter Garden, FL, Dennis J. O'Connor (Tina) of Stanton, TN, Lowell E. Thompson (Karen) of Jonesboro, AR; his daughter, Debra J. Swanson (Aaron) of New Waverly, TX; his grandchildren, Cary Earle, Honesty Choklad (Zach), Maureen Earle, Kelli Fly (Danny), Heath O'Connor, Kady Shell (Wes), Lowell Thompson II, Rachael Ott, Marion L. Swanson, Kenneth G. Swanson; his eighteen great-grandchildren; his grand-pug, Mei Mei; as well as a host of other family member and friends.He was preceded in death by his parents, Matthew and Dorothy Earle and his wife of 42 years, Olive Lois Earle.
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