Howard Deeds Jr.

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Howard Clarence Deeds, Jr., 91, of Fairfield, PA and formerly of New Windsor and Florida, died Monday September 22, 2014 at his son's home after an extended illness. Born November 11, 1922 in Westminster, he was the son of the late Howard C. Sr. and Mildred Ella Haines Deeds. He was the husband of Edna "Peggy" Glesner Deeds who died in 2012. Mr. Deeds was a New Windsor High School and Western Maryland College graduate. He served in the U.S. Army with Headquarters Battery of the 250th Field Artillery Group during World War II, seeing action in Central Europe. He was employed by C&P Telephone Company for 38 years and enjoyed spending time with his family. He and his wife were former residents of New Windsor prior to retiring to Lady Lake, Florida in 1984. In 2013 he moved to his son's home in Fairfield. He was a member of St. George's Episcopal Church of Lady Lake. Surviving are 2 sons, Howard "Skitch" Deeds III and wife Barbara of Fairfield, Mark E. Deeds and wife Shirley of Accomac, VA; 5 grandchildren, Danielle Buffington and husband Robert of Thurmont, Jason Deeds of Fairfield, Brandi Drummond and husband Josh of Eastville, VA, Brytni Deeds and Bryanna Deeds of Accomac and 4 great grandchildren, Adam and Brody Buffington, William Jones and Kinsley Manzella. The family will receive friends at Hartzler Funeral Home, 310 Church St. New Windsor on Wednesday, September 24, from 6 - 8 pm. and Thursday, September 25 from 9:30 a.m. until service time at 10:30 a.m. Officiating will be Rev. Paul Leatherman, pastor of Sams Creek Church of the Brethren, near Marston. Interment will be in Pipe Creek Cemetery, near Linwood. Memorial contributions may be made to Sams Creek Church of the Brethren, P.O. Box 268, New Windsor, MD 21776 or to a . Online condolences may be shared with the family at

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Hartzler Funeral Homes
310 Church Street
New Windsor, MD 21776
(410) 635 - 200
Published in Carroll County Times on Sept. 24, 2014
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