Earnest is preceded in death by his father, Wilburn Earnest; mother, Nina Madison Earnest and father-in-law, R.G. Narramore.
He is survived by his wife, Marjorie Ann Earnest; sons, Don Shannon Earnest and James Calvin Earnest (Stacie); sister, Gwendolyn Swindle; brothers, Royce Earnest (Faye), Bruce Wayne Earnest, Carson Earnest (Kerstin) and Roy Lynn Earnest; mother-in-law, Carrie Narramore; grandchildren, Nicholas John Earnest, Jessica Ann Earnest and Skyler Ray Freeman; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family requests no flowers. Donations may be made to the family or your favorite charity in memory of Don Hubert Earnest.