Harold C. Earnest

July 29, 1932 ~ June 26, 2021 (age 88)


Harold Curtis Earnest, age 88, of Wewahitchka, FL, passed away on Saturday, June 26, 2021 at his residence.
Harold moved from Springfield, FL, to Wewahitchka, FL, 24 years ago with his wife, Jo Ann. He was a coach for the Shriners Little League Baseball team for 10 years and Gulf Asphalt Little League Team for 25 years, Mr. Harold was proud of the record of having a successful and winning team every year. He was a member of the North West Florida Fox Hunters Association and was an avid hunter, fisherman and gardener. Harold loved spending time with his family and grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Jo Ann Earnest; parents, T.C. Earnest and Mary Lennie Brown Earnest; son, Garry Harold Earnest; brothers, Billy Wayne Earnest, Eugene “Gene” Earnest; and sister, Emma Lee Burch.
Harold is survived by his daughter, Cynthia “Cindy” Earnest of Springfield, FL; sister, Christine Morris of Bushnell, FL; grandchildren, Shanna Dunlap (Keith), Shaun Earnest (Amanda), Jason Earnest (Katee), Makayla Cantrell (Michael); as well as six great-grandchildren, Andrew, Eli, Emma, Ella, Caitlyn Taylor (Troy), and Spencer; and two great great grandchild, Bentlee and Layne. He is also survived by his two great aunts, Frances Gilbert and Madie Earnest; great uncle, Chamos Earnest and special caregiver, Linda Cantrell.
Funeral services will be 10 A.M., Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at Heritage Funeral Home in Panama City with Chaplain Craig Brannon officiating. Interment will follow at Buckhorn Cemetery in Wewahitchka, FL with Marianna Chapel Funeral Home directing.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at Heritage Funeral Home in Panama City.
Serving as pallbearers include Keith Dunlap, Spencer Dunlap, Troy Taylor, Shaun Earnest, Jason Earnest and Michael Cantrell.

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June 29, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Heritage Funeral Home
247 North Parkway
Panama City, FL 32404

Funeral Service
June 30, 2021

10:00 AM
Heritage Funeral Home
247 North Parkway
Panama City, FL 32404

Interment following funeral service
June 30, 2021

Buckhorn Cemetery, Wewahitchka
253 Brian Setterich Rd
Wewahitchka, FL 32465

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