Roy L. Ebersole, 91

December 22, 2008

NOV. 1, 1917-DEC. 21, 2008

SHARPSBURG -- Roy Leon Ebersole, 91, of Sharpsburg Pike, died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2008, at Julia Manor, Hagerstown.

Born Nov. 1, 1917, in Antietam, Md., he was the son of the late Clarence Harvey and Dora Geneva Burgan Ebersole.

His wife, Edna R. "Pansy" Mose Ebersole, died in 1997.

He was a self-employed farmer all his life, retiring in 1989.

He attended Sharpsburg Church of the Brethren.

He is survived by two sisters, Reva Souders of Keedysville and Louise Souders of Hagerstown; one brother, Richard Ebersole of Williamsport; three nieces; and two nephews.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Annabelle Staubs; and two brothers, Clarence L. Ebersole and Melvin L. Ebersole.

Graveside services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Mountain View Cemetery, Sharpsburg. The Rev. Homer Nutting will officiate.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Osborne Funeral Home, Williamsport. The funeral home will be open Tuesday after 9 a.m.


The family requests the omission of flowers.

Memorial donations may be made to Sharpsburg Church of the Brethren, P.O. Box 432, Sharpsburg, MD 21782; or to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.


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