Ellis L. Keyfauver, 91

MARCH 12, 1921-JAN. 17, 2013

January 19, 2013

Ellis Lee Keyfauver, 91, of Sharpsburg, Md., died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center.

Born March 12, 1921, in Sharpsburg, he was the son of the late David Lee and May Ruth Lumm Keyfauver.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ellen L. Mose Keyfauver, on Dec. 28, 2004.

He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Air Force.

He retired from Fairchild Corp. after 44 years as a tool maker.

He was of the Christian faith.

He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Williamsport, Md., and postmaster of Eureka Lodge of Sharpsburg.

He is survived by one sister, Jean Snyder; two brothers, Harry Keyfauver and Robert Slick; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by an infant son, Erik Keyfauver; four sisters; and two brothers.

Graveside services will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Mountain View Cemetery, Sharpsburg. Pastor Alan N. Clingan will officiate.

There will be no viewing.

Memorial donations may be made to Sharpsburg Area Rescue Service, 110 W. Chapline St., Sharpsburg, MD 21782.

Arrangements are by Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown.

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