Ernest "Bo" Earl Lathren, Sr., age 90 of Calhoun, GA, passed away on Monday, November 21, 2022 at his residence.
Ernest was born on November 13, 1932 in Greenwood, SC, son of the late Roy Millard Lathren and Lenora Holt Lathren. In addition to his parents, Ernest was also preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Jean Moss Lathren; son, Roy Michael Lathren; brother, Louis Lathren; and sister, Myrtle Cooper. Prior to his retirement Ernest worked as an Engineer for Norfolk Southern Railway for over 44 years. He was a member of Crane Eater Community Church. Ernest loved to travel and went camping in all 49 states.
Ernest is survived by: his daughter, Sharon Lathren Eads and her husband Greg; two sons, Ernest Lathren, Jr. and Mark Lathren and his wife Michelle; brother, Vernon Lathren and his wife Doris; seventeen grandchildren; thirty eight great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends on Friday, November 25, 2022 from 5 PM until 7 PM at Thomas Funeral Home.
Funeral Services will be conducted on Saturday, November 26, 2022 at 12 PM from the Chapel of Thomas Funeral Home with Reverend Chris Cantrell officiating. Burial will follow in Crane Eater Cemetery.
Pallbearers serving are: Casey Smith, Christopher Smith, Justin Duffey, Chad Duffey, Will Davis and C.J. Jeffrey.
You may leave the family online condolences at www.thomasfuneralhomecalhoun.com
Thomas Funeral Home has proudly been entrusted with the care Ernest Earl Lathren, Sr.