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Earl, a beloved resident of Moore Haven, passed away on Thursday, October 12, 2023, at the age of 80. Earl was born on December 18, 1942, to loving parents, Alvan and Mildred Litwiller of Illinois.
He is survived by three siblings (Milton, Mary and Dean) and their spouses, along with three children (Stephen, Cynthia and Brian) and three grandchildren (Hannah, Brendan and Samantha).
Earl graduated in the class of 1960 at Manatee High School in Bradenton. He went on to earn a Bachelor’s Degree in Microbiology at Goshen College in Indiana. Earl had a life-long love of learning, with a passion for books, medicine, history, antiques and automobiles. Throughout his professional career, Earl was responsible for the quality and safety of food products at Tropicana, Gerber, and Southern Gardens. Earl enjoyed spending time in the North Carolina mountains and in Florida.
Earl Litwiller will forever be remembered as a steadfast father and grandfather who cared deeply about his family. But he also leaves behind many friends, neighbors and colleagues that will miss his kindness, compassion, humor and strength.
A memorial service will be held in Bradenton at a date/time to be determined.