John was originally from West Virginia and had lived in Southern California and Seattle prior to settling in Spokane in 1993.
After many years in sales, John was most recently employed by CalFrac in Williston, ND.
He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Idalia Marrufo Earls; two children Jaclyn and Jason; two sisters Sheila Earls and Billie Jo Earls, and many brothers -in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, and supportive friends.
Preceded in death by many loved ones.
Known for his upbeat attitude and outgoing personality, he will be missed beyond measure.
May his memory be eternal to all who knew him.
A memorial service will be held this Sunday, July 14th, 1:30pm at Indian Trail Church with a reception following at Sons of Norway