Edward James Earls 1940-2022 Edward James Earls, a long-time resident of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died July 13, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. He was 81 years old. Ed was born December 15, 1940, in Sylva, N.C., and spent his early years moving around the country — and, briefly, to Mexico — with a “tunnel superintendent . . .