HJ798: Celebrating the life of Earl V. Karl.


HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 798
Celebrating the life of Earl V. Karl.

 

Agreed to by the House of Delegates, February 11, 2019
Agreed to by the Senate, February 14, 2019

 

WHEREAS, Earl V. Karl, a respected educator, veteran, and minister in Chantilly, died on February 2, 2018; and

WHEREAS, after graduating from Fairmont High School in 1965, Earl Karl honorably served his country as a member of the United States Marine Corps in Vietnam, earning the Purple Heart when he was wounded in combat; and

WHEREAS, Earl Karl graduated from Fairmont State University in 1971 and worked to prepare young people for success in higher education and careers as a high school teacher; he later earned a master’s degree and Doctor of Ministry degree in 1990; and

WHEREAS, a man of deep and abiding faith, Earl Karl was passionate about sharing the good news of the Gospel with others and was an inspirational leader in his community; and

WHEREAS, Earl Karl will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by his devoted wife, Judy; his daughters, Melanie, Rachel, Jennifer, Stephanie, Michelle, and Shauna, and their families; and numerous other family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby note with great sadness the loss of Earl V. Karl, who made many contributions to the Chantilly community; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Earl V. Karl as an expression of the General Assembly’s respect for his memory.

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 798

Offered February 4, 2019
Celebrating the life of Earl V. Karl.
Patron-- Delaney

WHEREAS, Earl V. Karl, a respected educator, veteran, and minister in Chantilly, died on February 2, 2018; and

WHEREAS, after graduating from Fairmont High School in 1965, Earl Karl honorably served his country as a member of the United States Marine Corps in Vietnam, earning the Purple Heart when he was wounded in combat; and

WHEREAS, Earl Karl graduated from Fairmont State University in 1971 and worked to prepare young people for success in higher education and careers as a high school teacher; he later earned a master’s degree and doctor of ministry degree in 1990; and

WHEREAS, a man of deep and abiding faith, Earl Karl was passionate about sharing the good news of the Gospel with others and was an inspirational leader in his community; and

WHEREAS, Earl Karl will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by his devoted wife, Judy; his daughters, Melanie, Rachel, Jennifer, Stephanie, Michelle, and Shauna, and their families; and numerous other family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby note with great sadness the loss of Earl V. Karl, who made many contributions to the Chantilly community; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Earl V. Karl as an expression of the General Assembly’s respect for his memory.