Harry B. Cheesman Jr. of Wesley Chapel, Fla., passed away on July 3, 2021. He was 97.
His wife, the former Elizabeth Ann Dellenbach, preceded him in death in 2006 as did his two brothers, Clayton and Harold several years earlier.
Harry is survived by his son, David also of Wesley Chapel along with several nephews, cousins, friends and former daughter in-law, Sonia.
Harry was born in Westfield and graduated from Westfield High School in 1942.
He was an avid golfer and, serving as its first president, instrumental in bringing the River Valley Country Club into existence. He was a long-time resident of Westfield until his job took him to Clarksburg, W.V. and then Pittsburgh.
He was a 40-year employee of various Consolidated Natural Gas units, one of which he retired from in 1986.
Upon retiring he moved from Pittsburgh to Montoursville for several years before finally settling in Florida.
He served in the US Army Air Corps in the China, Burma, India theatre during World War II. He was a member of the Idlewild Baptist Church in Lutz, Fla.
He was laid to rest beside his wife of 59 years at Twin Hills Memorial Park in Muncy.
Arrangements were handled by Maneval Allen Redmond Funeral Home, 500 West 4th St., Williamsport. www.jamesmaneval.com
Published by The Wellsboro Gazette from Jul. 7 to Jul. 14, 2021.