|Birth: ||Apr. 12, 1928|
|Death: ||Jan. 20, 2010|
STAUNTON - Nathaniel "Erskine" Arehart, 81, husband of Nancy B. Arehart of Bellview Street, and formerly of Cedar Avenue, Drexel, Pennsylvania, went to be with his Lord on Wednesday, January 20, 2010, at Augusta Health in Fishersville, after a 15 year battle with Parkinson disease.
Mr. Arehart was born April 12, 1928, in Augusta County, a son of the late Henry Christian Arehart and Dorothy Elizabeth (Stover) Arehart.
Erskine was a graduate of Beverly Manor High School class of 1945, he attended Dunsmore Business College and graduated from VPI Horticulture Department in 1953. He enlisted in the United States Navy, where he served his country for four years and was employed with the United States Department of Agriculture from 1955 until 1995 in Philadelphia as an Inspector.
Mr. Arehart was a dedicated Boy Scout Leader from 1968 until present, receiving the District Award of Merit, the Council Silver Beaver Award and was an Ordeal Member of the Order of the Arrow. He was a member of Drexel Hill United Methodist Church in Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania.
After retiring from the United States Government, Mr. Arehart and his wife enjoyed 10 years of travel both in the United States and abroad. His favorite hobby was working on his family genealogy.
Surviving in addition to his wife to who he married on June 17, 1950, is a son, David Erskine Arehart of Staunton; and a brother and sister-in-law, Forrest Christian and Betty Arehart of Waynesboro.
Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Saturday, January 23, 2010, in Coffman Funeral Home Chapel by the Reverend J. Wade Munford. Burial will follow in Thornrose Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 7 until 9 p.m. Friday, January 22, 2010, at the funeral home.
It is suggested that those desiring make memorial contributions to the Hebron Presbyterian Church Organ Fund, 423 Hebron Road, Staunton, VA 24401.
Coffman Funeral Home and Crematory, 230 Frontier Drive is in charge of his arrangements.
The Staunton News Leader - Staunton, Augusta County, Virginia - January 22, 2010 - Friday.
Henry Christian Arehart (1902 - 1978)
Dorothy Elizabeth Stover Arehart (1905 - 2001)
Nancy Marie Burford Arehart (1929 - 2011)*
Created by: Dwayne Hawpe
Record added: Mar 06, 2010
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