Wayne A. Younker, 75

AUG. 23, 1936-JUNE 7, 2012

June 08, 2012
  • Younker

Wayne A. Younker, 75, of Needmore, Pa., died Thursday, June 7, 2012 at his home.

Born Aug. 23, 1936 in Hancock, Md., he was the son of the late Edgar and Bessie Younker Shives.

He was employed as a truck driver.

He was a member of Weslyan Chapel in Berkeley Springs, W.Va.

He is survived by his wife, Alice I. Mills Younker, whom he married March 5, 1954 in Hagerstown, Md.; one son, Wayne Younker Jr. of Needmore; four daughters, Teresa Whittaker of Clear Spring, Md., Bonnie Unger of Hancock, Sandy Wills of Needmore and Michelle Gunnell of Warfordsburg, Pa.; one brother, Marshall Younker; three sisters, Phyllis Jenson, Virginia Reiff and Laverne Barney; grandchildren, April Hiller, Lance Younker, Desirae Ulsh, Chelsea Unger, Allison Wills and Garett Unger; and great-grandchildren, Lane Younker, Jacob Younker and Lydia, Jillian and Mia Hiller.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Bonnie Gordon and Lorraine Mills; brothers, Dick Shives, Donald Younker and Homer and Bob Shives; and son-in-law, Kim Whittaker.

A service will be held Monday, June 11 at 2 p.m. at Weslyan Chapel. The Rev. William Swope will officiate. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

The family will receive friends at Grove Funeral Home, Hancock, Sunday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., and at the church Monday from 1 to 2 p.m. For the convenience of family and friends, the funeral home will be open from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Weslyan Chapel, 1761 Woodmont Road, Great Cacapon, WV 25422.

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