2009-04-30 / Obituaries

Joel L. Runk

Saxton, 54

Joel Lee Runk, 54, Saxton, died Monday, April 13, 2009, at Nason Hospital, Roaring Spring.

He was born January 6, 1955, in Huntingdon, a son of Earl L. Runk, married to Sheila, James Creek; and the late Verna (Morningstar) Runk, who preceded him in death September 10, 1992.

Along with his father and stepmother, he is survived by the following family, brothers and sisters: Brian Runk, married to Doris, James Creek; Faye, marraied to Ben Gardner, Chambersburg; Betsy, married to John Yingling, Hesston; Wayne Runk, married to Lisa, James Creek; and 16 nieces and nephews.

He was a member of Woodcock Valley Bible Church.

He was a graduate of Huntingdon Area High School, Class of 1973.

He worked in the State College area for a while and most recently at Seton, Saxton and JLG Industries, McConnellsburg.

He enjoyed attending yard sales, auctions, antique collecting, traveling and reading.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to Woodcock Valley Bible Church, Marklesburg Volunteer Fire Department or Saxton Volunteer Fire Co. Ambulance Division.

Akers Funeral Chapel, Saxton, was in charge of arrangements.

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