Atlee B. Sheiss Jr., 75

SEPT. 3, 1937-APRIL 28, 2013

April 29, 2013

Atlee “Junior” Barkdoll Sheiss Jr., 75, of Boonsboro, Md., passed from this life on Sunday, April 28, 2013, at his home.

Born on Sept. 3, 1937, in Waynesboro, Pa., he was the son of the late Atlee B. Sheiss Sr. and Ruth L. (Rhines) Sheiss. He was preceded in death by his companion, Mary E. Hepner, on April 14, 2013.

Atlee was a 1956 graduate from Hagerstown High School and he was a veteran of the United States Air Force.

Atlee worked as a brick mason for more than 50 years. He loved gardening and NASCAR.

He is survived by his daughter, Christine L. Dattilio and husband, Darren, of Hagerstown; and two sisters, Margaret Ann McCoy and husband, William “Buck,” of Funkstown, Md., and Bonnie Lou Keltner and husband, Curtis, of Hagerstown.

A funeral ceremony will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 2, 2013, at the Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike in Boonsboro. The Rev. Shawn Bushman will officiate. Final resting place ceremonies will follow at the Boonsboro Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at the funeral home.

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