William W. "Bill" Eisenbrey, Sr.
Age 81, of Milford, passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at Bayhealth Milford Memorial Hospital.
Bill was born on April 11, 1932 in Dover, son of the late John C., Sr. and Mary (Warner) Eisenbrey.
He was a veteran of the United States Army serving his country proudly during the Korean Conflict.
Mr. Eisenbrey was employed as a surveyor with the U.S.D.A. for 42 years, from where he retired in 1990. That same year, he accepted a job with the Kent County Soil Conservation Service and retired from that position in 2000.
He was a long time member of the Milford Lions Club, holding the office of 1st Vice President from 67-68 and President from 68-69. Bill was also a member of the American Legion Post #3 in Milford, the AARP, the National Assoc of Retired Employees, the National Assoc of Retired Soil Conservation Service Employees, the Delmarva Assoc of Retired Soil Conservation Service Employees, the Soil and Water Conservation Society, Pocomoc Chapter, and the International Erosion Control Assoc.
Bill was a member of the Avenue United Methodist Church in Milford, where he was active with the Methodist Men.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Winnifred L. Eisenbrey, a brother, John Eisenbrey, a sister, Eleanor Eisenbrey, a grandson, Charles McDowell, and a son-in-law, John C. Robinson.
He is survived by a son, William W. Eisenbrey, Jr. and his wife Lois of Middletown; three daughters, Karen L. Robinson of Lancaster, PA, Mary Beth Eisenbrey, and Leslie G. Eisenbrey, both of Dover; a brother, Wayne E. Eisenbrey of Milford; two grandchildren, Jason Robinson, and Stephanie Money and her husband Mike; and four great-grandchildren, Charlee Ann McDowell, Jackson McDowell, Keegan Money, and Caroline Money.
Friends may call from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. on Monday, April 29, 2013 at Rogers Funeral Home, 301 Lakeview Ave, Milford.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at the funeral home.
Burial with military honors will follow the service at the Milford Community Cemetery, Route 113.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorial contributions to the American Diabetes Assoc of Delaware, 100 W. 10th St, Suite 1002,
Wilmington, DE, 19801 or the Milford Lions Club, P.O. Box 25, Milford, DE, 19963.
Condolences may be emailed at www.delmarvaobits.com/rogers
Published in The News Journal on Apr. 26, 2013