(Age 91) Ervin passed away July 13, 2013, he was born January 26, 1922 in Jamestown, ND to Maude (Kietzman) and John Lawler.
Ervin earned a Bachelors Degree in history from the University of Washington, and spent most of his career as a Navy pilot during WWII, where he served on escort convoys taking supplies to England.
After retiring from the Navy, Ervin resided in Bothell, WA for 40 years until moving to Spokane three years ago.
He was an avid fisherman, hunter, skier, reader and world traveler.
Ervin is survived by two daughters, Sharon Lawler of Los Angeles, CA and Roxanne Lawler of Spokane, WA; brother, Adrian Lawler of Seattle, WA, along with numerous nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn and son, Scott.
No services will be held at his request.