Jeffrey D. Earnest
1955 - 2006

Jeffrey David Earnest of Waycross, Ga. died Thursday, Nov. 16 at his home after a brief illness.

He was born on Oct. 4, 1955, in Middletown, Ohio, to the late David Earnest and Hannah Frances (Purvis) Earnest. Mr. Earnest made his home in Waycross for the past five years.

He was a 1973 graduate of Leominster High School; worked as an interstate truck driver; loved cooking, watching ball games and was an avid NASCAR fan.

Mr. Earnest is survived by his son, Jason M. Graham of Fitchburg; a granddaughter, Kashlyn C. Graham of Leominster; two brothers, James W. Howard of Leesburg, Fla. and Howard Stevenson of Orlando, Fla.; a sister, Robin Sterling and her husband, Ed, of Stockholm, Maine; and numerous nieces, nephews and special friends.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his step-father, Mr. Howard Stevenson.

Memorialization will be through cremation. A memorial service and private burial was held in Massachusetts at a later date.