Elton Guyer Jr. McConnellsburg, 81
Elton Guyer Jr., 81, Mc- Connellsburg, died Saturday, March 9, 2013, in Chambersburg Hospital.
Born April 8, 1931, in Willow Hill, Pa., he was the son of the late Thomas E. and Mary C. Moore Guyer.
A U.S. Army veteran, he served honorably in the Korean War. He was a selfemployed painter most of his working life. He enjoyed the outdoors, country music, going to the cabin, crossword puzzles, boating and steam engines.
He was a member of VFW Post 655 in McConnellsburg, and the WV Sheriff’s Association.
Surviving is his companion of 37 years, Perle Saunders of McConnellsburg; former wife Mildred M. Seville Guyer of McConnellsburg; seven children: Vickie Evans of Shippensburg; Victor Guyer (wife Tina) of McConnellsburg; Elton Guyer (wife Karen) of Upper Horse Valley, Pa.; Calvin Guyer of Mc- Connellsburg; John Guyer (wife Teresa) of Hustontown; William Guyer of Lewes, Del.; and Jack Guyer of Coleman, Fla.; 19 grandchildren; 21 greatgrandchildren; and one sister, Arlene Guyer of Fannettsburg.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sons: Chris Shearer and Stephen Guyer, and four siblings: Viola Neil, Pearle Guyer, Merle Guyer, and Norman Guyer.
Funeral services will be held Friday, March 15, 2013, at 1 p.m., at Agett-Geisel Funeral Home, 18875 Main Street, Dry Run, where Rev. Marlin A. “Butch” Neil will officiate. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the funeral home. Interment will follow in Upper Path Valley Cemetery where members of the McConnellsburg VFW Post 655 Honor Guard will conduct military honors .
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his name to the American Heart Association, 417 Phoenix Dr., Suite A, Chambersburg, PA 17201 or to the American Lung Association, 3001 Old Gettysburg Rd., Camp Hill, PA 17011.