Walton H. Earle, 82, of Westport


Walton Horton Earle, 82, of Westport, passed away Friday, May 12, 2017, at Mass General Hospital.  He was the loving husband of the late Barbara J. (Winsor) Earle. 

Born in East Providence, he was a son of the late Howard Walton Earle Jr. and Rosalind (Horton) Earle. 

Mr. Earle was the director of package engineering & development for the Revlon Co. until his retirement.  He was a 1954 graduate of U.R.I where he earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering.  He was a former Town Council member for the town of Southeast, Brewster, New York. 

He proudly served in the U.S. Army, being honorably discharged as a captain. 

Mr. Earle and his wife Barbara were lifelong members of Briggs Beach in Little Compton. 

He leaves his three loving children, Jeffrey W. Earle and his wife Eileen of Bethel, Conn., Deborah A. Earle of Westport, and Scott H. Earle of New Milford, Conn. He was the cherished grandfather of seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. He was the brother of Roger Bowen Earle and his wife Karen of Foster, RI. 

Relatives and friends are invited and may call on Saturday, May 20, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in J.H. Williams & Co. Funeral Home, 210 Taunton Avenue, East Providence. Burial will follow in Rehoboth Village Cemetery, Bay State Road, Rehoboth.  In lieu of flowers, gifts in his memory to Southcoast VNA, 200 Mill Road, Fairhaven, MA 02719 will be appreciated.  For online messages of condolence, kindly visit www.jhwilliamsfuneralhome.com


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