Allan E. Sankey, 82

JULY 29, 1930-JUNE 26, 2013

June 27, 2013

Allan Edwin Sankey, 82, of Falling Waters, W.Va., passed away peacefully Wednesday, June 26, 2013, at Heartland of Martinsburg (W.Va.).

Born July 29, 1930, in Pittsburgh, Pa., he was the son of the late Edward E. Sankey and Eleanor D. Shell Sankey.

Allan attended school in Pittsburgh.

He served our country in the U.S. Army from 1948 to 1960 in the Korean War in communications.

He enjoyed roller dancing, sports car racing and boating, and was a HAM radio enthusiast.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Roberta A. Gardner.

Allan is survived by two nieces, Mary Person (Rolando) and Caroline Gardner; one grandnephew, Rolando Jr.; two grandnieces, Caitlyn and Allyson Mielcarek; and two good friends, Nancy Hill and Hank Hankey (Gloria).

Funeral services will be Saturday, June 29, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Rosedale Funeral Home, with Pastor Lenny Ambrose officiating. Interment with military honors will follow in Rosedale Cemetery.

Visitation will be one hour before the services.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Berkeley County Humane Society, 554 Charles Town Road, Martinsburg, WV 25405.

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