Calvin H. Ealy, 78, of Sulphur, OK, formerly of Slater Rd., Parker, Allegheny Twp., died of injuries sustained in a house fire on Thursday morning, December 23, 2021. Calvin was born in Butler on December 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 fiancée Derek of Sharon and Alyse R. Ealy-Taylor and her husband Gary of Masury, OH, 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, nieces, nephews, and cousins. In addition to his parents, Calvin was preceded in death by a daughter, Charlotte, two brothers, Richard and Andrew “Short”, and a sister, Audrey Shearer and 3 Grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Hile Funeral Home of Karns City, 128 Main St., Karns City on Sunday, January 9, 2022 from 1-3 p.m. A memorial service will follow at 3 pm from the funeral home with the Rev. Mark Wallace, pastor of the Chicora Alliance Church, officiating. Interment will be in West Sunbury Union Cemetery.
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