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Earnest Ray Monroe

February 18, 1960 ~ November 10, 2020 (age 60)

Obituary

Earnest Ray Monroe age 60, of Hillsboro, passed away Tuesday, November 10, 2020, at Baylor Scott and White Hillcrest in Waco. A Funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, November 14, 2020 at Marshall & Marshall Funeral Directors Chapel in Hillsboro with Rev. Eddie Booth officiating. Burial will follow at Sand Flat Cemetery in Sand Flat,Texas.  Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Friday, November 13, 2020 at Marshall & Marshall Funeral Directors.

Earnest was born February 18, 1960 in Cleburne, Texas to Odell and June (Wynn) Monroe. He grew up in Cleburne and Covington, graduating from Covington High school in 1978. Earnest spent his whole life doing construction, mainly as a fiber optic telephone installer as the foreman. He enjoyed watching Nascar, Bar-B-Queing and going fishing. Earnest was an avid football fan and an avid animal lover especially dogs.

He was preceded in death by his father, and brothers, Ronnie and Anthony Monroe.

Earnest is survived by his spouse, Darla Tankersley; mother, June Monroe; daughters, Amanda and Sandy; sister, Carletta Erlewein; nieces, April Christian and Shannon Monroe; a friend of 52 years, John Boyd; 10 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.

Memorials may be made to Hill County Paw Pals, P.O. Box 1533 Hillsboro, TX 76645.

 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
November 13, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Marshall and Marshall Funeral Directors - Hillsboro
2495 Corsicana Highway
Hillsboro, TX 76645

Funeral Service
Saturday
November 14, 2020

1:00 PM
Marshall and Marshall Funeral Directors - Hillsboro
2495 Corsicana Highway
Hillsboro, TX 76645

Burial
Saturday
November 14, 2020

SandFlat Cemetery
Johnson County
SandFlat, TX 76031

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