2012-10-04 / Obituaries

Robert D. Appleby Shade Gap, 65

Robert D. Appleby, 65, Shade Gap, died at 10:33 a.m., Thursday, September 27, 2012, at Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg.

Born May 5, 1947, in Dublin Township, Huntingdon County, he was the son of the late Melvin J. and Lillian (Whitsel) Appleby. He was married to Rene Price on May 3, 1975. She survives at their home.

He is survived by a son, Bradley Appleby, and wife Terri, of Shade Gap; two grandchildren: Joshua Appleby and Christian Appleby; and two sisters: Barbara Johnson and Audrey Lippert, both of Carlisle.

Two brothers, Richard Appleby and Franklin Appleby, and an infant sister, Eleanor Appleby, are deceased.

He was a member of Fair Ridge Assembly of God Church, Shade Gap, where he was also a member of the church board.

He retired in 1993 from Case-New Holland, Belleville, Pa., after 35 years service.

He was a graduate of the York Business College.

He liked the outdoors, mowing grass, gardening and taking care of his horses. He especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Monday, October 1, 2012, at Fair Ridge Assembly of God Church, RD, Shade Gap,. Pastor Karey Schaffer officiated. Interment will be in Fair Ridge Cemetery.

Arrangements are by the Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, Orbisonia, Pa.

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