Cecil M. (Bing) Earman, 67, a retired postal employe who had been a high school athletics official in Northern Virginia for more than 35 years, died of cancer June 14 at Alexandria Hospital. He lived in Falls Church.
Mr. Earman was born in Falls Church and served with the Army in the Pacific during World War II. He was a letter carrier for 28 years before retiring in 1974.
At the time of his death, he was secretary-treasurer of the Northern Virginia Baseball Officials Association and had been affiliated with that organization for 34 years.
He was a past president of the Northern Virginia Football Officials Association, spending 35 years with that group before retiring in 1981.
His jersey, No. 19, used in officiating at high school games over the years, was retired.
A Bing Earman Pitching Award, given to the outstanding local high school pitcher, was named in his honor.
He also had been a golfer and duckpin bowler.
Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Viola, and two sons, Richard Lee and David H. Earman, all of Falls Church; a daughter, Cecilia E. Koenig of Greeley, Colo.; a sister, Milicent Cooper of Falls Church; four brothers, Millard, of Vienna, Teunis, of Washington, and Wilson and Dennis, both of Falls Church, and four grandchildren.