Services will be held Friday at 10:30 a.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. Burial will be in Friday at 2 p.m. at Rocky Hill Cemetery, Woodsboro, Md.
The family will receive friends on Friday one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Arrangements are by Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown.
Edwin R. Moats
HANCOCK - Edwin R. Moats, 89, formerly of Slabtown Road, and a resident of Homewood of Williamsport since May 1996, died Monday, Jan. 19, 1998, at Homewood.
Born Nov. 12, 1908, in Hancock, he was the son of the late Dallas and Alice McLucas Moats.
He attended a one-room school near Hancock.
He was employed by B&O Railroad in his younger years. From 1942 to 1944, he was employed by the War Department in Alexandria, Va. and then was employed as a mechanic for 33 years by Stewart Motor Co., Washington, D.C. He then opened Moats Grocery Store, Hollow Road, Hancock, for 18 years until his retirement in 1987.
He was a member of Stone Bridge Church of the Brethren, Hancock; and a member of AARP.
He is survived by his wife, Carrie Younker Moats, whom he married Nov. 14, 1936; two daughters, Azilee Holland of Hickory, N.C., and Susan Barton of Hancock; two sons, Robert Moats of Lothian, Md., and Ronald Moats of Hancock; one brother, Raymond Moats of Hancock; six grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; three stepgreat-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by five sisters, Olive Shott, Cora Sosey, Ethel Keefer, Ester Seburn and Della Weller; and six brothers, Lloyd Moats, Roy Moats, Harry Moats, John Moats, Walter Moats and Ira Moats.
Services will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Stone Bridge Church of the Brethren, Hollow Road, Hancock. The Rev. Harry E. Strite will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at Grove Funeral Home, 141 W. Main St., Hancock; and on Thursday one hour prior to the service at the church. For the convenience of friends, the funeral home will be open from noon until 9 p.m. today.
Memorial donations may be made to Stone Bridge Church of the Brethren, c/o Wayne Winters, 318 Town Drive, Greencastle, Pa. 17225.
Garnet L. Davis
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Garnet L. Davis, 64, of 1130 Warm Spring Road, died Monday, Jan. 19, 1998, at Chambersburg Hospital.
Born April 30, 1933, in Chambersburg, he was the son of the late Luther and Mae Sword Davis.
He learned a machinist trade at Chambersburg Engineering Co.
He worked at T.B. Woods Co. for 35 years, retiring in 1990.
He was a member of St. James United Brethren Church.
He is survived by his wife, Pearl Noss Davis, whom he married Oct. 6, 1951; one son, Dale Davis of Boiling Springs, Pa.; two daughters, Donna Mooney of Roanoke, Va., and Karen Tarr of Chambersburg; three sisters, Mabel Alleman of Rustburg, Va., Hazel Bernecker of St. Thomas, Pa., and Helen Thomas of Chambersburg; one brother, John Henry Davis of Chambersburg; and nine grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Garnet L. Davis Jr.
Services will be held Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at St. James United Brethren Church. The Rev. Joel Christman will officiate. Burial will be in Parklawns Memorial Gardens.
Friends may call today from 7 to 9 p.m. at Robert G. Sellers Funeral Home, 297 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg; and Thursday one hour prior to the service at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. James United Brethren Church, Warm Spring Road, Chambersburg, Pa. 17201.
Robert E. Armstrong
BOONSBORO - Robert Eugene "Popeye" Armstrong, 64, of 20049 Millpoint Road, died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 1998, at Washington County Hospital.
Born May 25, 1933, in Williamsport, he was the son of Florence A. Palmer Armstrong of Keedysville and the late George Edward Armstrong Jr.
He had retired in 1991 as a truck driver for PIE Trucking Co., Hagerstown.
He was a member of Conococheague Tribe 84 Redmen in Williamsport; Clopper-Michael Post 10 American Legion in Boonsboro; North American Rod and Gun Club; and the local Teamsters Union.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Patricia M. Hines Armstrong, whom he married June 28, 1958; one daughter, Teresa L. Leizear of Boonsboro; two brothers, George W. Armstrong and Donald L. Armstrong Sr., both of Boonsboro; and three grandchildren.
Services will be Friday at 10:30 a.m. in the chapel of Bast Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike, Boonsboro. The Rev. Edward J. Wade will officiate. Burial will be in Boonsboro Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.