George E. Kline, 79

August 04, 2009

APRIL 30, 1930-AUG. 2, 2009

SHARPSBURG - George E. Kline, 79, of Sharpsburg, Md., died Sunday, Aug. 2, 2009, at Washington County Hospital.

Born April 18, 1930, in Wolfsville, Md., he was the son of the late Merle R. and Mary E. (Delauter) Kline.

Mr. Kline was a 20-year veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving during the Vietnam War and the Korean War.

George retired in 1990 after 22 years as a stationary engineer with the Maryland Correctional Training Center in Hagerstown.

He attended Chestnut Grove Bible Church in Keedysville, Md.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Betty L. (Grim) Kline; three children, Michael E. Kline of Oceanside, Calif., Donna J. and her husband, Clark Myers, of Woodbridge, Va., and Thomas M. Kline and his wife, Judy, of Dillsburg, Pa.; one brother, Howard C. Kline and his wife, Jane, of New Market, Va.; four sisters, Doris L. Reel of Hagerstown, Md., Peggy M. and her husband, Boyd Frushour, Nancy Warrenfeltz and Dorothy J. Harshman, all of Smithsburg; and four grandchildren, Jared Myers, Deanna Myers King, and Travis and Trevor Kline. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.


Mr. Kline was preceded in death by three brothers, Richard M., Gareth W. and Maynard L. Kline.

Services will be Saturday, Aug. 8, 2009, at 10 a.m. at Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike, Boonsboro, Md. Interment will be in Samples Manor Cemetery.

Friends are invited to visit Friday, Aug. 7, 2009, beginning at 9 a.m. at the funeral home, where the family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m.

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