Joseph Edgar Boerner (1939 - 2016)

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Joseph "Edgar" Boerner, 77, of Manchester passed away on Monday, April 25, 2016 at Carroll Hospice Dove House. Edgar was born on March 26, 1939 on the family farm in Hampstead, and was the son of the late William and Verna Ray (Shaffer) Boerner. He was the husband of Barbara Ann (Berry) Boerner, his wife of 54 years. Edgar attended Hampstead High School until the 10th grade when he enlisted in the Army and served in the Reserves for 8 years. In 1969 he started his own construction business. In 1991 his son, Joey, joined the business and continues to run it today under J. Edgar Boerner & Son, LLC. Edgar was a life long farmer and started The Boerner Farm on Garrett Rd. From the farm he sold pumpkins, hay and produce. He was a member of the United Coon Hunters Association of Hampstead. In his earlier years he raced stock cars, in his car B29, at Lincoln Speedway. He was an avid hunter and enjoyed hunting with his hounds. He also enjoyed his 3 mules Sarge, Jenny, and Dusty. In his past time he attended auctions, and would join his friends for coffee at Pleasant Hill Jiffy Mart. Above all Edgar was a family man. There is nothing more he loved then spending time with his grandchildren and family on his farm. Surviving in addition to his wife are children Angela J. (Angie) Boerner of Manchester, Amy J. Boerner and partner Kyle Pritts of Westminster, and Joseph E. "Joey" Boerner, Jr. and wife Marci of Manchester; grandchildren Meagan Whitson and husband Todd, Jonathan Riecke, Grant and Garrett Boerner; sister-in-law Nancy Boerner of Westminster; and a host of nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by siblings Helen LaRue Boog, Verna Luray Leppo, Violet Lucille Lippy, and William Sterling Boerner. The family will receive friends on Friday, April 29, 2016 from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm, and on Saturday from 10- 11 am at Pritts Funeral Home & Chapel, 412 Washington Rd., Westminster. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 11 am at the funeral home with Rev. Donna Sharp officiating. Interment will be private. Memorial donations may be made in his name to the Carroll County 4H and FFA Fair, P.O. Box 97, Westminster MD 21157. Online condolences may be offered at

Funeral Home
Pritts Funeral Home
412 Washington Road
Westminster, MD 21157
Published in Carroll County Times on Apr. 27, 2016
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