2018-05-24 / Obituaries

Edgar J. Lake

Harrisonville, 86

Edgar J. Lake, 86, Harrisonville, died Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg.

He was born in Saluvia, Pa., January 11, 1932, the son of the late Violet ( Hann) and George L. Lake. He was the widower of Gladys B. (Hann) Lake, whom he married on March 28, 1958. She preceded him in death May 4, 2017.

He was a member of Calvary Independent Baptist Church in McConnellsburg, where he was a deacon, trustee and also treasurer. He retired from Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg after 30-plus years of service and was a forest fire warden for many years. He enjoyed farming, working in his organic garden and playing music with his violin.

He is survived by a son, Danny J. (husband of Carla) Lake; a granddaughter, Erin J. (wife of Brian) Shafer; and great-grandchildren: Riley D. and Makayley M. Shafer, all of Harrisonville.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Omert B. Lake.

Services were held at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg, at 2 p.m., Monday, May 21. Pastor John Hodge officiated. Interment was at Sideling Hill Christian Cemetery, Needmore.

Online condolences at www.howardlsipes.com.

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