Michael "Mikey" McKean Kohler
Waynesboro - Michael "Mikey" McKean Kohler, age 77, entered his eternal rest on July 13, 2021, at his home. He was born on December 4, 1943, in Chambersburg, PA, the only child of the late Dr. Kenneth N. Kohler and the late Mabel Stepler Kohler. He was raised in the Harrisburg, PA area.
Kohler was drafted into the U.S. Army 1969-1971 and received an Honorable Discharge.
He is survived by his loving wife, Shirley, family members, special friends and dear pets.
Kohler was a chef for many years at restaurants including The Chestnut Logs and The B.P.O. Elks #731, both in Waynesboro. He had an all-consuming, lifelong love of books which he bought and sold as On The Road Books. In 1999 he began selling books online plus he also operated a brick and mortar store, On The Road Books, for 12 years in downtown Waynesboro. He continued selling until he became ill in May this year.
He loved the out of doors and almost all sports. The Outer Banks of North Carolina was a favorite vacation destination.
Contributions in memory of Michael Kohler may be sent to Habitat for Humanity
of Franklin County, 1502 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg, PA 17202 or Antietam Humane Society, 8513 Lyons Road, Waynesboro, PA 17268.
A Celebration of his life will be held Sunday, August 1st from 4 until 7 p.m. at the Pavilion at Renfrew Museum & Park, 1010 E. Main St., Waynesboro, enter off Welty Road (off Rt. 316 East of Waynesboro, PA, turn right at the light in Wayne Heights - see the signs).
Published by Public Opinion from Jul. 25 to Jul. 28, 2021.