Earl R. Overman

June 13, 1929 ~ March 18, 2020 (age 90)


Earl Overman, 90, of Peru, passed away Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at Dukes Memorial Hospital, Peru. He was born in Peru on June 13, 1929, the son of Ralph and Laura Edith Sharp Overman. Earl married Beverly Vincent on June 20, 1948 and she preceded him in death on September 9, 2013. Earl was a 1947 graduate of Clay Township High School and a member of the Amboy Friends Church. Earl was a 50 year member of the Miami County Gideons and a retired Miami County Farmer. Surviving is a son Randy (Donna) Overman of Peru, daughters Rhonda (Roger) Blackburn of Peru, Brenda (Mike) Blackburn of Noblesville, a son-in- law Darrell Boone of Wabash, a sister Irene Overman Kreer of Chicago, IL; grandchildren Roger Boone, Philip Boone, Ryan Blackburn, Scott Blackburn, Amy Flesher, Chris Blackburn, Melissa Simpson, Rebecca Overman, Zach Overman, Arron Overman and Laura Presley, and twenty-four great-grandchildren. Earl was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Beverly, a daughter Sandra Boone, grandson Peter Boone and sister Dorthea Waters. A private service for Earl Overman will be held at Amboy Friends Church with Pastor Steve Zerbe officiating. Burial will be in Park Lawn Cemetery. A public Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. In Lieu of flowers, memorial donation may be made through the Laird-Eddy Funeral Home, P.O. Box 156, Amboy, IN 46911 to Gideons International or Amboy Friends Church.

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