Harold E. Bristol, 60

January 27, 2009

AUG. 16, 1948-JAN. 24, 2009

MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Harold E. Bristol, 60, of Mercersburg, died Saturday, Jan. 24, 2009, at Hershey (Pa.) Medical Center.

Born Aug. 16, 1948, in Beaufort, S.C., he was the son of the late Eugene and Ruby Woodall Bristol.

He was a 1966 graduate of Northern Potter High School.

He was employed in construction throughout the United States most of his life, most recently customizing outlet mall stores for tenant businesses.

He served with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Vietnam during the Vietnam War.

He was a member of Clarence Armstrong Post 6241 VFW and a member of Harry Lackhove Post 517 American Legion, both in Mercersburg.


He is survived by his wife, Daniella "Danny" Knisley Bristol, whom he married May 28, 1977; four children, Rocky Russell of Colorado Springs, Colo., Kathi Chesnut of Mercersburg, Kris Conner of Chambersburg, Pa., and John Russell of Falling Waters, W.Va.; one brother, Andy Bristol of Coudersport, Pa.; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandson.

He was preceded in death by two brothers.

Services and burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to MMPW Building Fund, 132 N. Main St., Mercersburg, PA 17236.

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