Earl F. Kamplain

Died: Fri., May 9, 2014


5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Tue., May 13, 2014
Location: Oblong

Celebration of Life

10:30 AM Wed., May 14, 2014
Location: Pulliam Funeral Home

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Earl F. Kamplain, 66, Oblong, IL. passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Friday May 9,
2014 at his home in Oblong.

Earl was born on June 29, 1947 in Robinson, IL. and was the son of Franklin D. and Elizabeth Jeanette (Reynolds) Kamplain. He was married to Sheila Ann Nave who survives.

Earl was a long time employee of Tempco Products where he was a truck driver delivering Tempco products throughout Indiana and Illinois. In 1966 he worked for a short time at the Briggs plant in Robinson, IL. in the slip room. Earl attended Robinson schools, was a member of Prior Grove Baptist Church, rural Oblong. He enjoyed woodworking, tinkering with anything, being on the computer, playing guitars and especially loved the time he spent with friends and family.

Earl is survived by his wife Sheila Kamplain of Oblong, IL; two sons and a daughter-in-law Mike and Kelli Kamplain of Flat Rock, IL and Dwight Kamplain of Robinson, IL; three daughters and two sons-in-laws Debbie and Tony Funneman of Wheeler, IL, Angela Rhinehart and companion Jon Haley of Oklahoma City, OK. and Wendy and Greg Pritts of Oblong, IL; twelve grandchildren; three great grandchildren; one brother Ron Kamplain of Bridgeport, IL; three sisters and two brothers-in-law Naydene Sandefer of Robinson, IL, Louise and Randall Melton of Robinson and Gail and Steve Hall of Robinson, IL; a step-son Kevin Stephens of Robinson, IL; also surviving are several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

Preceding Earl in death were his parents and two sisters Rose Marie Dorney and Loretta Tracy.

A Celebration of Earl’s life will be at 10:30 am Wednesday May 14, 2014 at the Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong, IL. with Bro. Randy Nave and Bro Jeff Monroney officiating. Burial will follow in Olive Branch Cemetery north of Annapolis, IL. Visitation will be 5:00 – 8:00 pm Tuesday May 13, 2014 at the funeral home.

An expression of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to Prior Grove Baptist Church or Olive Branch

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Steve and Ellen Merrick
   Posted Mon May 12, 2014
We are so sorry for your loss. Greg and Wendy thank you so much for being there for my mothers passing. I am only a phone call away. Know the Lord is with your whole family. May the love, comfort and strength He is still giving me, be given to you and your family. God bless. Love you all..

Barbara Murray-Kipple
   Posted Sat May 17, 2014
My sincere condolences for your loss. I remember Earl from school at RHS in the 60s. He was a sweet and gentle young man back then, and I'm confident he continued those traits throughout manhood. God bless you all. May you be comforted in his loss.

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