Lloyd John Klinger, 72, of 477 Valley Road, Hegins, died Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 at the Schuylkill Medical Center - E Norwegian, Pottsville.
He was born on Saturday, April 12, 1941, in Ashland, a son of Dorothy A. Bush Klinger of Hegins and the late Warren H. Klinger, Sr.
He was a 1958 graduate of Tri-Valley High School.
He served in the US Air Force as a Military Police Officer
He was a member of Friedens Lutheran Church, Hegins.
Lloyd enjoyed bowling, baseball, playing cards, soduko, and spending time with his grandchildren. He was an avid fan of the Phillies.
He was preceded in death by an infant son, Kevin J. Klinger.
He is survived by his wife, Darlene D. Ebert Klinger, to whom he was married for 46 years.
Surviving in addition to his mother and his wife are two sons, Christopher A. Klinger and his wife Tammy of Hegins and Wayne M. Klinger and his wife Kristie of Hegins; two daughters, Melonie R. Klinger of Hegins and Andrea L. Klinger of Spring Glen; seven grandchildren; four brothers, Warren Klinger, Jr. of New Britain, Richard Klinger of Stroudsburg, Donald Klinger of Hegins, and John Klinger of Hegins; three sisters, Kay Masser of Valley View, Susan Rowland of Ft. Collins, CO, and Peggy Erdman of Bonita Springs, FL; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be held at the Buffington-Reed Funeral Home, Valley View, on Saturday, March 8, at 11 a.m., with Rev. William Danis officiating, assisted by Rev. Gerald Frey, Rev. Brad Hatter, and Rev. Warren Egebo.
Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturday at the funeral home.
Burial with military honors will be made in Friedens Cemetery, Hegins at a later date.
Memorial contributions can be made to
, Pennsylvania Division, P.O. Box 897, Hershey, PA 17033 or to the American Red Cross, P.O. Box 4002018, Des Moines IA 50340-2018.
Condolences can be left for the family at www.buffingtonreed.com.