Olean – Earl L. Battle
Earl L. Battle, of 312 West Henley Street, passed away Thursday, January 2, 2020, at the Olean General Hospital, following an illness.
Earl was born on March 6, 1946 in Arkport, NY and was a son of Clinton and Loffie-Bell Briggs Patrick. He was married to Darlene Moyer, who predeceased him on July 15, 2013.
Earl worked for SubCon Industries for about 15 years, retiring in the late 1990's. He enjoyed fishing, watching NFL football, especially the Buffalo Bills, telling stories, and cracking jokes.
Earl is survived by; 3 children, Bryant D. (Brene) Battle, Jermaine L. Battle, and Tyrell J.G. Battle all of Olean; 3 grandchildren, Ayonna, Jourdan, and Giovannie; 4 siblings, Hazel (James) Mumford of Kingston, NC, Christine Banks of Hornell, Aaron Vanderhoef of Florida, and Anthony Vanderhoef of Hornell; and many nieces and nephews.
Earl was predeceased by a brother William Battle in December of 1991.
Friends will be received at the Lighthouse Church of God of Prophecy, 919 King Street, Olean, on January 10, 2020 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm, at which time a Funeral Service will be held. The Rev. Tyrone Hall, Pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in White Cemetery in Rushford, NY.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Letro-McIntosh-Spink Funeral Home, Inc., 646 East State Street, Olean. Online condolences may be made at www.LetroMcIntoshSpinkFuneralHome.com