FEB. 10, 1923-SEPT. 4, 2010
HANCOCK, Md. - George Leroy Egolf, age 87, of Hancock, passed away Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Martinsburg, W.Va.
Born Feb. 10, 1923, in Mercersburg, Pa., he was the son of the late Daniel and Florence Metcalf Egolf.
He was a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army during World War II from 1943-1945 and was a Purple Heart recipient.
He was a painting contractor for 67 years and an auctioneer for 20 years.
He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Fayetta Younker Egolf, whom he married June 3, 1942; three daughters, Carolle Plotner, Darlene Smith and Kathy Funk, all of Hancock, Md.; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.