William "Will" Earls

February 14, 2003 ~ October 6, 2021 (age 18)


William "Will" Earls, age 18, of Munster, IN, passed away Suddenly Wednesday, October 6, 2021 from an automobile accident.

Will was well known for his skill and talent on the wrestling mat (earning him ten All American Titles numerous trophies, and medals) his corny jokes, and his smile. 

Will loved his family, friends, and of course his three dogs. He was a graduate of the Light Foundation. 

William will be greatly missed by everyone that knew him. He was the kind of young man that anyone around him would be proud to call son, grandson, brother, nephew, or friend.

He is survived by his father: Brian Earls, mother: Lisa Johnston, grandmother: Laurie Earls, brothers: Ken Earls and Brayden Johnston, uncle: Adam Earls, aunts: Ashley Earls and Jessica Matson, girlfriend: Arianna Rodriguez, furbabies: Teddy, Ace, and Zeus, and friends.

Visitation will be Sunday, October 10, 2021 at Hillside Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 8941 Kleinman Rd (one block south of Ridge Rd) Highland, IN, 46322 from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Funeral will be Monday, October 11, 2021 at 9:00 am at the funeral home. Burial at Elmwood Cemetery.

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October 10, 2021

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Hillside Funeral Home & Cremation Center
8941 Kleinman Rd.
Highland, IN 46322

Funeral Service
October 11, 2021

9:00 AM
Hillside Funeral Home & Cremation Center
8941 Kleinman Rd.
Highland, IN 46322

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