Harry E. Shupp, 92

April 07, 2011
  • Shupp

Nov. 30, 1918-April 6, 2011

Harry Edward Shupp, 92, of Pecktonville, Md., passed away Wednesday, April 6, 2011, at his home.

Born Nov. 30, 1918, in Big Spring, Md., he was the son of the late Andrew Smith Shupp and Bertha Mae Staley Shupp.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Esther Magdalene McCarty Shupp, on April 4, 2007.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army 32nd Infantry Regiment during the Korean War and World War II for 20 years.

He was a member of the Parkhead United Methodist Church of Big Pool. He was a member of the Joseph C. Herbert American Legion Post 222 of Clear Spring and the Hagerstown Teamsters Local 992. He was employed at Hagerstown Motors and retired from Charlton Brothers Trucking. He attended Charlton School in Big Spring.  

He was an avid fisherman. He enjoyed gardening and loved watching his grandchildren play ball.

He is survived by four daughters, Linda Kay Yeakle and husband, Dick, Patti Y. Gladhill and husband, Tony, both of Pecktonville, Bonnie Diane Bragunier and husband, Junior, and Joyce K. Higgins and husband, Tim, both of Clear Spring; one son, Scott Brian Shupp and wife, Jennifer, of Clear Spring; one sister, Hazel Carpenter of Hagerstown; 12 grandchildren, Becky, Bradley, Karen, Mark, Matthew, Natalie, Allen, Amy, Trevor, Cain, Landon and Joel; and nine great-grandchildren, Markee, Lucas, Hunter, Morgan, Jaelyn, Luke, Lily, Cal and Brooke.

He was preceded in death by one grandson, Daron Michael Bragunier; four sisters, Anna M. Murray, Mildred M. Duffey, Julia K. Shupp and Eliza L. Spickler; and eight brothers, Oscar W. Shupp, Elmer L. Shupp, Richard W. Shupp, Carl W. Shupp, Benny C. Shupp, Robert Shupp, Frank Shupp and William D. Shupp.

Services will be held on Monday, April 11, 2011, at 11 a.m. at Parkhead United Methodist Church in Big Pool, Md. The Revs. Scott Summers and Robert Robinson will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park in Hagerstown with military honors.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. at Donald Edwin Thompson Funeral Home Inc., 13607 National Pike, Clear Spring, and also one hour prior to the service on Monday.

Memorial donations may be made to Parkhead Church Association, c/o Jill Lawson, 10015 National Pike, Big Pool, MD  21711.

Arrangements were entrusted to Donald Edwin Thompson Funeral Home Inc., Clear Spring.

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