Earley, Charles “Gene”, age 81, of Middletown, passed away Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at Hospice of Butler and Warren County. He was born January 22, 1937 in Bath County, KY to George and Nellie (Donathan) Earley. He served our country in the National Guard with an honorable discharge. He was a stationary steam engineer for Franklin Box Board for over 30 years, retiring in 2010. Gene was a member of Towne Church. Gene is survived by his wife of 50 years, Winifred Earley; sons, Nick (Lisa) Earley of Middletown, Chuck (Krista) Earley of West Carrolton; granddaughters, Lexy Earley of Middletown, Cierra Earley of West Carrolton; brothers, Donald (Barbara) Earley, Isaac (Abbey) Earley; sisters, Phyllis Creech, Beverly (Jim) Blevins and numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Joyce Risner, Donna Strong; brothers, Bill Earley, Robin Earley. Visitation will be held Friday, June 1, 2018 from 11:00-1:00 pm at Towne Church, 3722 Towne Blvd., Middletown, OH 45005. A Celebration of Life Service will follow at 1:00 pm at the church. Interment will be at Woodside Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Butler and Warren County, 5940 Long Meadow Drive, Franklin, OH 45005. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.bakerstevensparramore.com.