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Sunday, June 20, 2021

Obituary - Harold E. Earhart

Harold E. “Gene” Earhart, 91, of Belton, Missouri went home to be with his Lord on Wednesday, June 16, 2021. He was a member of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Raymore, MO.

Services will be held at the church 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 24, 2021. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the church.

Gene was born July 15, 1929 in Troy Kansas to Harold Mann and Ruby L. (DeHart) Earhart. He enlisted in the US Marine Corps and served in combat with the 1st Marine Division in Korea.

In 1953, he married Ellen Marie Howland. Four sons were born to the union. In 1955, they moved to Belton, MO where Gene started his career as a civilian lineman-electrician with the Base Civil Engineering Section at Richards Gebaur AFB and finished his career as the Chief of Operation and Maintenance for the Base Civil Service Engineering Group.

He was a former member of the Belton Board of Education, a little league baseball coach, a Boy Scout leader with Troop 210, an honorary warrior in the tribe of Mic-O-Say, a past Master of the Belton Masonic Lodge and a Shriner.

He was a loving husband and father. He enjoyed fishing and helping his sons with anything.

He is survived by his son Michael Earhart and his wife Bobi of Kansas City, MO, his son Tim Earhart and his wife Jackie of Salem, VA, his son Doug Earhart and his wife Theresa of Raymore, his son Phil Earhart of Belton, grandchildren Hannah, Kim, AJ, and Chad, great grandchildren, Nolan, Opal, Logan, and Quinn.

Arrangements: Cullen Funeral Home, Raymore, Missouri 816.322.5278