Carl W. Books 81 of Harrisburg died Friday, September 10, 2021 at his home. Carl was born in Harrisburg and was the son of the late Harry and Thelma Books. He was a graduate of the New Cumberland High School. He was retired from G.R. Sponaugle where he was a Mechanical Estimator. He was formerly employed as a Pipefitter and Sheet Metal Mechanic at Eshenaurs Inc., a Deputy Waterways Conservation Officer with the PA Fish & Boat Commission, and the Lower Paxton Compost Facility. He was a member of the Plumbers & Pipefitters Local Union 520. He volunteered as an EMT with the Lower Paxton Emergency Medical Services for 12 years. He was a member of the Linglestown Church of God from 1969 to present where he served on the Church Council and the Building and Grounds Committee. He was a veteran, serving with the US Army. Carl is survived by his wife of 60 years, June L. (Felty) Books; his daughter, Annette L. (William) Oates of Dauphin; his son, Keith W. (Karen) Books of Dauphin; his granddaughter, Virginia E. Books; his brother, Harry M. Books, Jr. He was predeceased by his sister, Betty Bonsall. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 11 A.M. at the Linglestown Church of God, 5834 Linglestown Rd., Harrisburg. The Rev. G. Barry Stahl will be officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. A Visitation will be held on Thursday from 10 to 11 A.M. at the church, prior to the service. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Linglestown Church of God, 5834 Linglestown Rd., Harrisburg, Pa. 17112. Arrangements are by the Hoover Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., Harrisburg. Online Condolences may be left at www.hooverfuneralhome.com
Published by Patriot-News from Sep. 11 to Sep. 12, 2021.