July 17, 1935 - January 17, 2021
Earl P. Inman, 85 years, of Columbia, IL, passed away on January 17, 2021 at Mercy Hospital South, St. Louis, MO. He was born July 17, 1935, in Trenton, TN, son of the late William and Elsie, nee Harris, Inman. He was married to Josephine, nee DaRonco, Inman, who survives him. They were married November 23, 1956, in Iron Belt, WI. Earl and his wife have owned and operated Inman Heating and Cooling since 1963. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Columbia, IL, and had coached football at the Jefferson Barracks Football Club for nearly 30 years. He was an avid gardener, thoroughly enjoyed being around kids, loved golfing with his family, was a four-time Fantasy Football Champion, and Sunday family dinners were the highlight of his week. Earl had served in the U.S. Navy. Surviving are six sons, Todd (Marian) Inman of Tulsa, OK, Mark (Kathy) Inman of St. Louis, MO, Bart Inman of St. Louis, MO, Jeff (Jeri) Inman of St. Louis, MO, Cory (Gail) Inman of Valmeyer, IL, and Craig (Tracey) Inman of Arnold, MO; four daughters, Michelle (David Brinkmeyer) Bottila of Arnold, MO, Dorise Beck of St. Louis, MO, Geralyn Kaufmann of St. Louis, MO, and Dana (Jeff) Yenzer of Sunset Hills, MO; 24 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren, brother, Melvin Inman of Oglesby, IL, along with other relatives and friends. He was also preceded in death by his son, Brad J. Inman. Visitation will be Thursday, January 21, 2021, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Columbia, IL, with a Funeral Mass to be held at 1:00 pm, with Fr. Nicholas T. Fleming officiating. The visitation is open to the public, however, the family wishes for the Mass to be private for family members only. Interment will follow in the Church Cemetery. In lieu of customary remembrances, the family requests with gratitude that memorial contributions be directed to: Immaculate Conception - Zac Epplin Field Fund, 411 Palmer Road, Columbia, IL, 62236 . For more information, please access our website, www.leesmanfuneralhome.com. Lawlor Funeral Home, Columbia, IL, handled arrangements.
Earl P. Inman, 85 years, of Columbia, IL, passed away on January 17, 2021 at Mercy Hospital South, St. Louis, MO. He was born July 17, 1935, in Trenton, TN, son of the late William and Elsie, nee Harris, Inman. He was married to Josephine, nee... View Obituary & Service Information
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