Death Notices

Earle C. Sherman
April 6, 1928 – March 16, 2023

Earle Conrad Sherman was born Friday, April 6, 1928, in West Nyack, New York to the late Whitney and Elizabeth Sherman. He passed away on March 16, 2023, surrounded by his loving family. He was a veteran of WWII and was honorably discharged from the U.S. Coast Guard in 1946.

He spent most of his career in the paper industry as manager of machinery design for Robert Gair Co., later Continental Can Company in New York, NY. In 1960 he moved to Monroe, LA as a manager of Packaging Machinery Design, at Olin Mathieson as director of design, development, and sales of multi-packaging machines.

He traveled throughout the world. He held many patents for machines and folding cartons. During his tenure at Olin, he was a Special Advisor to the chairman of the board and also Vice President of the photocopy inc., a subsidiary of Olin. He retired in 1983 and formed Western Slope Ind. in Colorado with Partners. This company modified, redesigned, and manufactured worldwide. He was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Weston.

Those left to love and miss him are his wife of 47 years, Jimmie Sherman; six children, Sandra, Lesly, Gail, David, Robert, and James Whitney.

Friends may visit with the family in the chapel of Southern-Edmonds Funeral Home on Monday, March 20, 2023, from 1:00PM until the time of services. Funeral services are set to begin at 2:00PM in the chapel with Reverends Randy Lee and Chris Lee officiating. Interment will follow in Ebenezer Cemetery under the direction of Southern-Edmonds Funeral Home.

Serving the family as pallbearers will be Wyatt Amidon, Mike Meuwly, Caleb Kennedy, George Doughty, Brent Herren, and Delwyn Peters. Honorary Pallbearers will be Bill Kight, Roy Parker, and Bill Meuwly.

The family would like to express grateful appreciation and thank Dr. Parkerson, her staff, along with Heart of Hospice for all the love and excellent care they provided Mr. Sherman.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Louisiana Baptist Children’s Home, 7200 Desiard Street Monroe, LA 71203.

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