Gregory J. Earnest (November 11, 1954 – June 3, 2010)

Gregory J. Earnest, 55, of Frazeysburg, Ohio, died at 5:15 a.m. Thursday, June 3, 2010. He was born November 11, 1954, in Cleveland, Ohio, a son of Mary Carlson Behne of East Palestine, Ohio and the late Robert G. Earnest. He was employed as a professional driver, a printer and managed a small farm where he enjoyed working with all animals, especially horses and dogs. He was a member of the VFW in Safety Harbor, Florida. He enjoyed playing guitar and singing.

Surviving, in addition to his mother, are two brothers, Eric (Judy) Earnest of Wernersville, PA. and Jeff (Debbie) Earnest of Frazeysburg; a sister, Sandra (Lawrence) Camp of St. Petersburg, FL.; two step sisters, Kelly (Brett) Walpole of Louisville, Ohio, and Michelle Garrett of Atlanta, GA.; and several cousins, nieces and nephews.

No calling hours will be observed. A dignified cremation has taken place. A private family memorial service will be held at a later date. Bolin-Dierkes Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1271 Blue Ave., Zanesville is entrusted with all arrangements.

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