March 9, 2012
Jeptha Cecil Triplett Jr., 75, of Martinsburg, went to be with the Lord on Monday, March 5, 2012, at the VA Medical Center Nursing Home. Born May 18, 1936, in Albuquerque, N.M. A veteran of the U. S. Army, first lieutenant, he served in the Korean War and during the Cold War. He received his master's degree and was a licensed drug and alcohol counselor. He is survived by his daughter, Amy Bryant and husband, Jim, of Stephens City; and one grandson. Military graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, March 12, 2012, at Culpeper National Cemetery in Culpeper, Va. Arrangements by Brown Funeral Home. Online condolences may be offered at www.BrownFuneralHomesWV.com .
March 22, 2009
Don B. Turner, 74 AUG. 2, 1934-MARCH 21, 2009 Don B. Turner, 74, of Hagerstown, died Saturday, March 21, 2009, at Washington County Hospital. Born Aug. 2, 1934, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Paul W. and Mamie Viola Cook Turner. He was employed as a painter. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He is survived by his wife, Mary L. Benner Turner; two daughters, Kathy S. McCann and Linda K. Nicklas, both of Hagerstown; one son, Gary W. Turner of Hagerstown; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
November 29, 2012
Ellis A. "Woody" Woodcock Sr., 83, of Washington Square in Hagerstown, Md., passed away Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, at the VA Medical Center in Martinsburg, W.Va. Born Oct. 5, 1929, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Rufford M. and Anna (Townson) Woodcock. He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the U.S. Army. He retired from the Washington County Board of Education. He is survived by his wife, Joan M. Grove; children, Ellis Woodcock Jr., Mary Riggin, Roy "Sonny" Kerns, Robert Grove and Heather Grove; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
April 12, 2012
Warren Spencer Goding, 84, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Wednesday, April 11, 2012, at Meritus Medical Center. Born Tuesday, April 3, 1928, in Canton, Maine, he was the son of the late Edward L. Goding and Ethel DeMerritt Goding. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Hagerstown. He is survived by his niece, Sylvia Crafts; and nephew, Robert Goding Jr. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Ralph Goding and Robert Goding; and longtime partner, Don Gillett.
November 10, 2009
FUNKSTOWN -- Funkstown veterans from the Korean War and Vietnam War whose names were left off a plaque at the town monument will have their names on a new monument. Bill Osborne, who grew up in Funkstown, has spearheaded an effort to rectify the absences of some veterans' names from the monument at Baltimore Street and Alt. U.S. 40. The Town Council voted 5-0 Monday night to allow a new monument to be installed at the town monument and for Osborne to collect money for it. Osborne said it will cost $850 and he already has $500 in pledges from the Funkstown American Legion, the legion's Last Man Standing Club and another donor.
March 27, 2009
SEPT. 20, 1931-MARCH 25, 2009 BOONSBORO - Donald E. Keadle, 77, of West Della Lane, died Wednesday, March 25, 2009, at Washington County Hospital. Born Sept. 20, 1931, near Mount Lena, Md., he was the son of the late Guy E. and Ethel E. Stottlemyer Keadle. He was preceded in death by his wife of 29 years, W. Jean Keadle. He was a 1949 graduate of Boonsboro High School. He retired from the Roxbury Correctional Institution after 26 years of service. He was a veteran of the Korean War. He attended Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren in Hagerstown.
June 9, 2009
AUG. 7, 1929-JUNE 6, 2009 CLEAR SPRING, Md. - Daniel George Gordon, 79, of Clear Spring, died Saturday, June 6, 2009, at his home. Born Aug. 7, 1929, in Washington, D.C., he was the son of the late William and Margaret Brent Gordon. He was preceded in death by his wife, Phyllis Jean Gordon, in 1993. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He retired from Walsh and Kohler. He was a member of American Legion Williamsport Post 202. He is survived by one son, William Gordon of Clear Spring; three daughters, Katherine Chadwick of Stockbridge, Ga., Judi Voltaggio of Brooksville, Fla., and Joanie Ridlen of Hiram, Ga.; two sisters, Barbara Elliott of Olney, Md., and Kim Wamaling of Germantown, Md.; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
July 20, 2011
MAY 20, 1926-JULY 7, 2011 Col. Donald S. Aines Sr., U.S. Army, retired, 85, of Chambersburg, Pa., died at 10:10 a.m., Thursday, July 7, 2011, at Providence Place, Chambersburg, following a four-month illness. Born May 20, 1926, in Lancaster, Pa., he was the son of the late Philip and Evelyn (Sutphen) Aines. He was Protestant by faith. He was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1944 and was a combat veteran of the European Theater of Operations during World War II. He continued to serve his country as a combat engineer during the Korean War and as part of the 90th Replacement Battalion during the Vietnam War. He also served during peacetime in Japan, Germany and Turkey, retiring in 1973.
February 3, 2009
OCT. 15, 1928-FEB. 1, 2009 CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - John R. Bock, 80, of Chambersburg, died Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, at Chambersburg Hospital. Born Oct. 15, 1928, in Spring Run, Pa., he was a son of the late Samuel D. and Edna Emery Bock. He was a 1948 graduate of the former Metal Township High School. He retired from James River Corp. in Chambersburg after 30 years of service. He served with the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a member of Central Presbyterian Church.