Charles Eyler

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  • "Will miss you very much Dad, hope Ive made you proud as..."
    - James Eyler
  • "My Dad, my hero, may Heaven have a golf course and hoping..."
    - SUSANNE AND DAVE Murphy
  • "You were more than my Grandfather, you were my friend. I..."
    - Dean Stockman
  • - Darlene Reed
  • "All my love to our family at this time of loss"
    - Kelly McGrath
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Mr. Charles Edward Eyler, age 89, of Lake Heritage, Gettysburg, PA, died Friday, July 15, 2016 at the Martinsburg VA Hospice Care Center, Martinsburg, WV, after an extended illness of congestive heart failure. Born August 4, 1926 in Frederick County, he was the son of the late Charles Frederick "Fred" Eyler and Helen May Mackley Eyler, both natives of Frederick County and longtime residents of Union Bridge. Twice married, his first wife was the late Dorothy E. Yingling Eyler; his second wife is Patricia A. Glacken Eyler of Lake Heritage. Mr. Eyler attended Elmer A. Wolfe High School, Union Bridge. He was formerly employed for more than 40 years and retired from Lehigh Portland Cement Co., of Union Bridge. He was a member of V.F.W. Post 8806 of Union Bridge and American Legion Post 202 and Moose Lodge 1526, Chapter 182, both of Gettysburg. He was an avid bowler and enjoyed golfing, fishing, boating, biking and hiking. He served in the Army Air Corps during World War II with the 1st Reconnaissance Squadron, seeing action in the Asian Pacific. In addition to his loving wife, he is survived by daughters, Susanne Eyler Stockman-Murphy and husband David of Gettysburg and Judith Eyler Merriam and husband Thomas of Memphis, TN; son, James E. Eyler and wife Jacqueline, formerly of Westminster and now of Houston, TX; 10 grandchildren, 4 step grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. One of 9 siblings, he is also survived by a sister, Delores "Cookie" Eyler Sauble and husband John of Union Bridge. He is predeceased by a daughter, Joyce Ann Dasher and his other sisters and brothers. A memorial service will be held at 12 noon, Monday, July 18 at Hartzler Funeral Home, 6 E. Broadway, Union Bridge, with Rev. Richard A. Michael, pastor of St. James Lutheran Church, Union Bridge, officiating. Inurnment, with military honors, will be in Wellers Cemetery, Thurmont, at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Wounded Warrior Project; refer to www.woundedwarriorproject.org/donate. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.hartzlerfuneralhome.com.



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Union Bridge, MD 21791
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Published in Carroll County Times on July 17, 2016
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