Mark Bryan Earls, age 59 of Sand Springs, passed away on Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at his home. Mark was born on April 1, 1953 to Bryan and Dorothy (Ross) Earls in Muskogee, Oklahoma. He graduated from Del City High School where he played football and wrestled. He then attended Oklahoma State University in Stillwater where he played football for the Cowboys and graduated with a Bachelors of Science degree in Wildlife Biology. Mark worked for the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife as a Game Warden in Enid and later Sand Springs for five years. Later he went to work for the Holly Corporation where he was employed for four years. Mark loved hunting; fishing and he especially loved his family. Mark is survived by his twin brother Michael Earls and wife Lynda of Tallahassee, Florida, a nephew Kevin Earls and wife Stevie of Birmingham, Alabama and 2 grandnieces Kenley and Laney Earls. He was preceded in death by his parents Bryan and Dorothy Earls, a brother David Earls.