Gregory A. “Bird” Earley, 61, of Vincennes, passed away Nov. 1, 2022.

Greg was born Dec. 16, 1960, in Vincennes, the son of John W. and Marietta (Steimel) Earley.

He was a graduate of North Knox High School and worked at Vincennes Steel as a welder. He attended St. Philip Neri Catholic Church and was a member of the iron workers union. He enjoyed camping, fishing, doing anything outdoors and playing music, being an accomplished guitarist.

Greg is survived by his mother, Marietta Earley; his brothers and sisters, David Earley and his wife, Marsha, of Carlisle, Daniel Earley and his wife, Janet, of Farmersburg, Rick Earley and his wife, Cheryl, of Oaktown, Patricia Earley of Vincennes, Donna Roberts and her husband, Carl, of Washington, Gayle Kelly and her husband, Jerry, of Bicknell, and Nancy Gayle of Greenfield.

Greg was preceded in death by his father, John W. Earley; and a brother, John Douglas Earley.

A memorial mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Nov. 12 at Old Cathedral with the Rev. Fr. Tony Ernst officiating.

The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until the time of services.

Memorial contributions can be made in his memory to the donor’s charity of choice.

Duesterberg-Fredrick Funeral Home is honored to assist the Earley family during their time of loss.