Stephen C. Earl - 2/28/2018

Stephen C. Earl-2/28/2018

HAWKINSVILLE - Stephen C. Earl, 75, of Edmonds Road passed away on Friday, February 23, 2018 at Sunset Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Boonville where he had resided for the past few months. He was born on June 26, 1942 in Whitefield, New Hampshire, a son of Charles and Violet Bennett Earl. He grew up in Hawkinsville and graduated from Boonville High School in 1961. He entered the United States Navy in 1961 and was honorably discharged in 1966. In 1966, he married Sue H. Donovan, the mother of his children. For several years, he was employed for Par Gas as a truck driver and then began his career with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation on the Hawkinsville Road, retiring in 2002. Stephen married Marie Huebner who predeceased him in 2002. He was a member of the Boonville Elks Lodge, and enjoyed nature, fishing and hiking. Surviving are his children, Brandie Comrie and Steven Makey, Maumee, OH, Duke and Christine Earl, Inlet, Shane Earl and Sue Scalso, Raleigh, NC, Windy and Michael Kelley, Thendara, and Marinda and John Earl, Waynesville, MO; grandchildren, Jeremy VanValkenburg, Stephen Comrie, Ryan Earl, Dakota Earl, Tristan Earl, Porter Kelley, Rachael Kelley and Emaily Martin; great-grandchildren, Silvia and Natalie; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Charles and Linda Earl, Port Leyden, Gary and Margie Earl, Hawkinsville, and Timothy and Karen Earl, Hawkinsville. He was predeceased by his parents and a sister, Rosemary Sirois. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 from 4-7 p.m. at Mills Funeral Home, 301 Post Street, Boonville, with a memorial service to follow at 7 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Boonville Ambulance Fund, PO Box 164, Boonville, NY 13309. For an online message of sympathy, please go to