John Earp passed away of natural causes at his home.

John was born on January 9, 1963, the youngest son of Harold and Nancy Earp.

He graduated from Valley High School in West Des Moines and was a lifelong resident of Des Moines.

John enjoyed fishing, woodworking, and his favorite team – the Chicago Bears.

John enlisted in the Army and was very proud to have served his country.

He loved and was loved by his family, but his biggest source of pride and joy was his daughter Amanda.

He is survived by his daughter Amanda Earp–McGinnis (Nick) of Des Moines, his brothers, Dan Earp (Pam) of Des Moines, Ron Earp of Portland, OR, Steve Earp (Cindy) of Shelbourne Falls, MA and his sister Paula Earp-Irinaga (Matt) of Fairbanks, AK.

He was preceded in death by his parents Harold and Nancy.

John will be interred at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery, Van Meter, Iowa on Thursday, August 1 at 2PM followed by a celebration of life to be held at Team 36 Restaurant in Mitchellville.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Iowa Veterans Cemetery.

Service Details

Thursday, August 1, 2019
Grave side service followed by reception
Thursday, August 1, 2019
2:00 pm
Iowa Veterans Cemetery
34024 Veterans Memorial Drive
Van Meter, Iowa
Hamilton's Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
(515) 243-5221

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