Clarence Upton Bittle, 85
JUNE 25, 1923-FEB. 26, 2009
MYERSVILLE, Md. - Clarence Upton Bittle, 85, of Myersville, died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2009, at the Washington County Hospital surrounded by his family.
He was born June 25, 1923, in the farmhouse where he grew up near Myersville and was the son of the late Silas and Daisy Grossnickle Bittle.
Clarence is survived by his wife of 64 years, E. Elizabeth Rice Bittle and his four children, Patricia Mose and husband Jerry of Hagerstown; Rachel Black of Hagerstown; David Bittle and wife Susan of Hagerstown and Debbie Bittle-Wilson and husband Robert of Myersville; eight grandchildren, Seth Mose, Shalom Black Lane, Sarah Black Ickes, Jordan Bittle, Asher Bittle, Abigail Bittle Griffith, Caleb Wilson and Jacob Wilson; four great-grandhildren, Judah Ickes, Lydia Ickes, Blake Bittle and Darby Bittle. Also surviving him are his niece, Martha Bittle; nephew, Gene Bittle; and brother-in-law, E. Eugene Rice.