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John Earl Gaston

At Richwood High School John Earl "Space Ghost" Gaston anchored a ferocious Richwood Football offensive and defensive line which propelled winning teams. John Earl was a 1969 Richwood Graduate. He was the son of the late Robert and Altha Gaston who was born February 1, 1951. John Earl moved to his eternal home Monday July 13, 2020 following a lengthy illness. He was baptized in the river joining Springhill Baptist Church in Monroe LA, accepted Christ at St. Peter Baptist Church in Monroe LA in February of 2019. For 25 years, he was a an OTR Truck Driver and worked at the City of Faith until his heath began to fail. Special thanks to his grand kids, Ascend Hospice and Richwood Classes of 1969 and 1970. Brothers Robert Gaston Jr. and John Wayne Gaston preceded him in death. Left to cherish memories one sister, Betty Gaston, five brothers, Albert, Johnny, Tommy Jerry and Cedrick Gaston, children John Antonio Gaston (Linda), Evelyn Hardmon, Katrina L. Gaston, Alexis F. Gaston Ravens (Cedric), Cornelia Clark, Wanda Green, Johnathan Mays and Laquita Miller, 14 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Services are Saturday July 18, 2020 at Smith Funeral home Monroe LA. Drive -Thru Visitation is also Saturday from 3 to 4:30 pm


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