Robert was born on July 14, 1928, a son of the late Walter and Sara Mea (Carl) Earle.
He served as a radio controller in the Armed Forces. Bob was an avid hunter, trapper, and fisherman in his younger days. Enjoyed golf, bowling and was a member of Terrace Lanes hall of fame.
Robert worked as a machinist for Westinghouse 23 years and served as a Union Stewart for IBEW.
For the last 10 years Robert raised veal on his farm and was a member of the national meat board.
Robert was pre-deceased by his wife of 40 years Wilma (Blaney) Earle in 1990; his parents Walter and Sarah Earle; brothers Kenneth Earle, Charles Richard Earle, Bruce Earle, Walter Earle Jr., and John Earle.
Surviving are children Jeff Earle, Gary Earle, Patricia Holley, and Steven Earle; 13 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, cousins, special friend Janis Cole and many friends.
At Robert's request all services will be private at the convenience of the family. Caring assistance provided by Cooley Tioga Point Cremation & Burial Options, Athens Pa