Robert D. Eiland, 63

JUNE 15, 1948-FEB. 10, 2012

February 12, 2012

Robert Darrell Eiland, 63, of Hagerstown, passed away Friday, Feb. 10, 2012, at Meritus Medical Center, near Hagerstown.

Born June 15, 1948, in Middletown, Va., he was the son of the late Frances (Wright) Eiland.

Mr. Eiland was owner/operator for Lightning Transportation and a member of Teamsters Local 83, Winchester, Va.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam era.

He was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose, Berryville, Va., and the FO Eagles, Winchester.

He is survived by his loving wife, Donna Marie (Embly) Eiland; four sons, Michael A. Eiland (Georgeann) of Winchester, Darrell S. Eiland of Tampa, Fla., Derrick R. Eiland (Veronica) of Waynesboro, Pa., and Logan M. Eiland (Leslie) of Winchester; two daughters, Felicity N. Eiland of Winchester and Victoria M. Manion (Jimmy) of Hagerstown; 15 grandchildren, Stephanie A. Eiland, Cassandra R. Eiland, Jennifer M. Eiland, Dana Eiland, Melanie Eiland, Darrell Eiland Jr., Donte Eiland, Dominick R. Eiland, Dayne R. Eiland, Dawson R. Eiland, Jimmy L. Manion, Reese A. Manion, Jadyn A. Blair, Nathaniel N. Ross and Tristan M. Eiland; and three great-grandchildren, Michael A. Kenny, Donnell and Kiana Williams.


In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by one brother, Fred A. Wright.

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012, at 7 p.m. at Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, with the Rev. Tony Layman officiating.

Friends will be received at the funeral home Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Darrell’s name to the National Kidney Foundation, 1301 York Road, Suite 404, Heaver Plaza, Lutherville, MD  21093-6007.

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