Edward F. AtheyApril 26, 1924 ~ March 2, 2018 (age 93)
Edward F. Athey, 93, of Thurmont, MD passed away Friday, March 2, 2018 at his home. He was the beloved husband of the late Inez Louise Athey.
Born April 26, 1924 in Washington, D.C. he was the son of the late Al Vernon and Maude V. (Ardinger) Athey.
Edward proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy. Prior to his retirement he worked for the U.S. Government as a Branch Chief Facility Engineer. He was a life member of the American Legion and the V.F.W. Edward enjoyed traveling especially taking cruises.
He is survived by his four daughters, Juanita Fleagle and husband Terry of Fairfield, PA, Virginia Richards and husband Ronnie of Fairfield, PA, Donna Athey and husband Robert Baughman of Taneytown, MD and Sheri Carbaugh and husband James "Pete" of Newport, PA; grandchildren Melanie Ramey, Michael Richards, A. Michele Box, Mark Fleagle, Jessica Seaman, Daniel Meixner, Timothy Athey, Jamie Carbaugh, Brianna Orris and Jesse Carbaugh; 20 great-grandchildren, 3 great-great grandchildren and one brother Donald Athey of WV.
He was preceded in death by his two grandchildren Ginger Carol Wagerman and J. Christopher Meixner, brother Franklin and sisters Helen, Frances and Doris.
The family will receive friends at Stauffer Funeral Home, 104 E. Main St., Thurmont, MD 21788 on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 from 10-11AM.
Graveside services and interment will follow at Blue Ridge Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Legion, Post 168 Scholarship Fund, 8 Park Lane, Thurmont, MD 21788.