Earl L. Cherryhomes, went home to be with the Lord November 7th2012.Preceded in death by son Earl Leroy; parents Bode and Laura Cherryhomes; sisters, Thelma, Esther and Anna; brothers, Paul, Joe, Frank, Floyd and Harry. He is survived by wife Lillian Ruby of 69 years; daughter in law, Carol Larimer Cherryhomes; grandson, Andy (Michelle) Cherryhomes; granddaughter, Amy (Tracy) Thompson; 4 great granddaughters, Abby Thompson, Anna, Grace and Sarah Cherryhomes; 2 great grandsons, Matthew Thompson and Jacob Breakey. 2 sister-in- laws, Ruth Carmedy and Kathryn Landes; nieces and nephews.Member of Thurman Ave. United Methodist Church. Retired from City of Columbus. Was an avid bowler with high game of 297; Secretary Treasurer of 101 Bowling League for 20 years.A member of the Moose & Omar Athletic Clubs. Family will receive friends Friday 5-8pm at GRAUMLICH FUNERAL HOME 1351 S. High St., where service will be held Saturday 10am. Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery. Pastors Tim Rash and Pat Iddings officiating. Memorials may be directed to Thurman Ave. United Methodist Church.