December 18, 2010
AUG. 16, 1930-DEC. 17, 2010 Raymond Donald McAfee Sr., of Hagerstown, Md., died Friday, Dec. 17, 2010, at Ravenwood Lutheran Village. Born Aug. 16, 1930, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Raymond M. and Ruth M. Athey McAfee. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Katherine McAfee, on Nov. 24, 2007. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He retired from Hager Optical Inc. after 47 years of service. He was a member of Morris Frock American Legion Post 42. He is survived by one son, Raymond D. McAfee Jr. and wife, Sharon Kay, of Hagerstown.
May 18, 2004
Morris Frock American Legion Post 42 will host the annual Memorial Day program and wreath laying in front of the Washington County Courthouse in Hagerstown on Sunday, May 30, at 2 p.m.Hagerstown Mayor William Breichner will be the guest speaker. Breichner is a 13-year member of Morris Frock Post 42 and a veteran of the Korean War. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy on Feb. 19, 1952 and was honorably discharged in October 1954. He was elected to the Hagerstown City Council for four years in 1989 and re-elected for two four-year terms.
January 16, 2009
FEB. 19, 1926-DEC. 20, 2008 HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. - Andrew G. "Andy" Nelson, 82, of Harpers Ferry, died of bone cancer Saturday, Dec. 20, 2008, at City Hospital in Martinsburg, W.Va. He was born Feb. 19, 1926, in Hamden, Conn. He retired as a faculty member and dean of mathematics and applied technologies at Montgomery College in Montgomery County, Md. He was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War, serving in the U.S. Army. He served in the Army and Navy reserves.
July 13, 2013
Wilfred (Billy) Odell Saunders, 79, of Sarasota, Fla., and formerly of Hagerstown, Md., died Monday, July 8, 2013. He was a United States Marine and served in the Korean War. He was a beloved husband, father and grandfather. He was the husband of Charlene M. Saunders of Sarasota; and former wife, Harriet A. Saunders, of Sarasota, with whom he remained very close. He is survived by his brother, Joe Saunders of Hagerstown; brother, Mark (Merdy) Saunders of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; sister, Joyce (Sis)
February 18, 2009
MARCH 1924-FEB. 16, 2009 MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Calvert Lewis Estill, of Martinsburg, died Monday, Feb. 16, 2009, at City Hospital. Born in March 1924, in Memphis, Tenn., he was the son of Calvert Lewis Estill Sr. and Robbie Lee Bennett Estill. He attended West Virginia University and was a 1945 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy. He served in the occupation of Japan and the Korean War. He was a real estate broker and a certified general appraiser, licensed in six states.
January 7, 2009
MAY 1, 1945-JAN. 5, 2009 LEESBURG, Va. - Richard T. Ketron, 63, of Leesburg, died Monday, Jan. 5, 2009, at Willow Tree Manor in Charles Town, W.Va. Born May 1, 1945, in Leesburg, he was the son of Mary Jewell Ketron of Leesburg and the late L.B. Ketron. He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the U.S. Army. In addition to his mother, he is survived by one daughter, Susan L. Sharp of Falling Waters, W.Va.; and five brothers, Robert Ketron of Leesburg, Ronnie Ketron of Rapedan, Va., David Ketron of Abbotstown, Pa., Donnie Ketron of Eagle Rock, Va., and Larry Ketron of Union Bridge, Md. Military graveside services will be held at a later date in Arlington (Va.)
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 .
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.
February 18, 2009
MARCH 19, 1933-FEB. 16, 2009 CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - John A. Kendall, 75, of Browns Mill Road, died Monday, Feb. 16, 2009, at his home. Born March 19, 1933, in Jacksonburg, W.Va., he was the son of the late Glenn and Blanche Jackson Kendall. He worked as a carpenter for 25 years for Brechbill and Helman Construction Co. in Chambersburg. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of Heidelberg Church in Marion, Pa. He is survived by his wife, Dolly V. Dorty Kendall, whom he married Feb. 28, 1953; three daughters, Michele M. Alvarez of Marion, Pa., Tammy L. Myers of Carlisle, Pa., and Jill K. Oberholzer of Waynesboro, Pa.; one son, John J. Kendall of Egg Harbor, N.J.; three sisters, Wilma Sipes and Naomi Androchek, both of Chambersburg, and Dixie Hoover of McConnellsburg, Pa.; one brother, Jackie Kendall of St. Thomas, Pa.; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
April 7, 2009
MAY 19, 1928-APRIL 6, 2009 WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Randolph O. "Buddy" Debrick Jr., 80, of 12819 Pen Mar Road, died Monday, April 6, 2009, at Quincy United Methodist Home. Born May 19, 1928, in Thomasville, Ga., he was the son of the late Randolph O. Sr. and Daisy Sites Debrick. He was a graduate of Washington Township High School with the class of 1946. He was self-employed as a painting contractor, retiring in the mid-1970s. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He is survived by his wife of more than 58 years, Phyllis D. Sollenberger Debrick; two daughters, Debra E. Wagaman and Darlene E. Shriner, both of Waynesboro; four sons, Randolph L. Debrick of Sabillasville, Roderick O. Debrick of Chambersburg, Pa., Regan O. Debrick and Roland O. Debrick, both of Waynesboro; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one niece; and one nephew.