Earl Wayne Warnhoff, Sr. of Cuba, Missouri was born Sunday, October 23, 1932 at Granite City, IL and left from this on Wednesday, January 13, 2010 at St. Louis, Missouri at the age of 77 years 2 months and 21 days. Earl was united in marriage to Betty Louise Forster at Cuba, Missouri on June 21, 1953 and to this union four children were born Debra, Earl Jr., Michael and Linda. Earl proudly served his country during Vietnam in the United States Army. Earl worked the last 40 years as a é¢ééBonded Livestock Dealeré¢éé. He was known across the country for his ability to buy and sell cattle. He could look at them and know how much they would weigh and what they would sell for at the market. He could even tell how old they were and if they were going to have a calf. In his spare time he enjoyed blue grass music and spending time with family and friends. Earl was a loving son, brother, brother-in-law, husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, companion, uncle, great uncle, cousin and friend. He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him. Earl is preceded in death by his wife Betty Warnhoff, his mother Alehn Warnhoff, one son Earl Warnhoff, Jr., half sister Diane Jacquin, brother-n-laws, sister-in-laws and other relatives and friends. Those who are left to treasure his memory and to continue his legacy is his three children Debra and husband John Brown, Michael and wife Cheri Warnhoff and Linda and husband Andrew Shore all of Cuba, é¢ééLove of his lifeé¢éé Nelle Zuroweste, twelve grandchildren; Jennifer Harris, Katie Killeen, Carah Shore, Michelle Warnhoff, Andrew Shore, Michael Warnhoff, Shelby Schaning, Jacob Warnhoff, Steven Johnson, Joseph Brown, Justin Ray and Melissa Steele, four great grandchildren Dayton Harris, Erykah Harris, Cameron Harris and Adrian Warnhoff,, special cousin Kenneth Vinson of Brownsville, MN, nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, cousins, in-laws and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation will be held Friday, January 15th from 5 till 8 pm at the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba. Funeral service 11 AM Saturday, January 16th at the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba with the Rev. Herman Rogers officiating. Honored to be serving as casket bearers will be Andrew Shore, Michael Warnhoff, Joseph Brown, John Brown, Andy Shore and Keith Robertson. Interment will follow at Kinder Cemetery of Cuba with full military honors. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association in Earlé¢éés memory. The Britton Funeral Home of Cuba is honored to be serving the Warnhoff family.