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Rev Harry Sylvester Churchey

Rev Harry Sylvester Churchey

Birth
Washington County, Maryland, USA
Death 27 Aug 1984 (aged 95)
Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland, USA
Burial Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 100093372 · View Source
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Sharpsburg - The Rev. HARRY S. CHURCHEY, 95, of Route 1, died Monday at his home. Born in Keedysville, he was the son of the late Otha F. and Mary A. Griffith Churchey. His wife, Bettie Elizabeth Lehman Churchey, preceded him in 1973.

Until his retirement he was pastor of Sharpsburg Bible Church and was a licensed evangelist for the Church of God. He was a minister of the church for 62 years, and served as pastor at the Chestnut Grove and Knoxville Circuit of the Church of God. He was also a farmer and auctioneer. He was a supervisor for the Washington County Roads Department. He was a maintenance supervisor of the Antietam National Battlefield for 27 years, and was acting superintendent in 1950.

He is survived by four daughters, Sarah E. Poffenberger, Ida F. Miller, both of Hagerstown; Mildred I. Fry, at home; and martha L. Snyder, Tower City, Pa.; two sisters, Nettie Kemrer and May Rappaport, both of Camp Hill, Pa.; one brother, Otha Churchey, Sharpsburg; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren.

Services were held at the Sharpsburg Bible Church; burial in Mt. View Cemetery, Sharpsburg. Arrangements by the Osborne Funeral Home, Sharpsburg.

Source: Daily Mail (Hagerstown, MD)
August 28, 1984
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  • Added: 3 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100093372
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Harry Sylvester Churchey (26 Jul 1889–27 Aug 1984), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100093372, citing Mountain View Cemetery, Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Sanebee (contributor 47775620) .