Merle (Keith) Earls Jr. died on December 23, 2020, as a result of complications from a stroke. He was born in Joplin, Missouri on July 29, 1954, and had made his home in Forks since 1999.
Mr. Earls had worked at both the Olympic Corrections Center and the Clallam Bay Prison.
He is survived by his wife Joni Earls, brother Don Earls and several nephews.
Donations to support the family may be made to P.O. Box 1773, Forks, WA.