Lewayne D. Eby, 40

DEC. 12, 1972-JULY 29, 2013

July 30, 2013
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Lewayne D. Eby, 40, of Gettysburg, Pa., died Monday, July 29, 2013, at Johns Hopkins Bayview Burn Center.

He was the husband of Regina M. (Brougher) Eby, his wife of 18 years.

Born Dec. 12, 1972, in Waynesboro, Pa., Lewayne was the son of Lester E. Eby of Hagerstown, Md., and the late Lorraine F. (Strite) Eby.

Lewayne was an ordained minister at Mummasburg Mennonite Church in Gettysburg, and was the owner of LAR Transportation.

In addition to his wife and father, Lewayne is survived by a son, Shannon J. Eby of Gettysburg; two daughters, Sarah A. Eby and Sylvia M. Eby, both of Gettysburg; three brothers, Lyn Eby of Pendleton, N.C., Levin Eby of Chambersburg, Pa., and Larry Eby of Shippensburg, Pa.; four sisters, Lavone Kreider of East Berlin, Pa., Lanita Kuhn of Ghent, N.Y., Leanne Martin of Hagerstown and Leona Rhodes of Patriot, Ohio; and his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Robert and Ruth Brougher of New Oxford, Pa. 

He was preceded in death by a brother, Larvin Eby.

Funeral services will be Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, at 10 a.m. at Mummasburg Mennonite Church, 2545 Mummasburg Road, Gettysburg, with Bishop Ray Byers, Bishop Duane Eby and Minister Dervin Druist officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. 

There will be no viewing. However, the family will receive friends Thursday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at the church. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a fund for Lewayne's children, c/o Mummasburg Mennonite Church, 370 Beaver Run Road, New Oxford, PA 17350. 

Feiser Funeral Home Inc., 302 Lincoln Way West, New Oxford, is in charge of arrangements. 

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