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Earl Franklin Daigler, 77, remembered for his sharp wit and outgoing personality

Earl Franklin Daigler
Earl Franklin Daigler

ST. JAMES — Earl Franklin Daigler, 77, passed away Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018.

Mr. Daigler was born Feb. 2, 1941, in Buffalo, New York. He was the son of the late Franklin and Louise Daigler.

Earl worked for General Mills for 31 years in management positions in Buffalo, New York; Minneapolis, Minnesota; Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Lodi, California; and Covington, Georgia. He was an avid golfer, boater and fisherman, who loved to travel, enjoyed fine food and time with his grandson Luke.

He and his wife Audrey moved to the Southport area in 1997 and into St. James in 1998. He was a veteran of the New York National Guard and a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Earl will be remembered for his sharp wit and his friendly outgoing personality.

Survivors include his wife, Audrey Daigler; son, Jason Daigler, and his wife, Jodi; grandson, Luke Daigler; and sister, Sr. Mary Jeremy Daigler, RSM.

A funeral Mass will be held at noon, Friday, Oct. 26, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to SECU Hospice House of Brunswick, 955 Mercy Lane, Bolivia, NC 28422.

Share online condolences with the family at Peacock-Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service.

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