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Mr. David Emmanuel Misner

October 21, 1949 — December 2, 2022

Thurmont

Mr. David Emmanuel “Skipper” Misner, 73 of Thurmont, passed away in his home on Friday, December 2, 2022. 

He was the husband of Penelope Marie “Penny” Misner, whom he married in 1970, and was the father of David William "Billy" Misner and Jason Phillip Misner.

Born October 21, 1949, in Thurmont, to the late Albert Misner and Pearl Brice Misner.  Skipper was the proud owner of Ballfield Tavern in Emmitsburg and Thurmont Bar and Grill on Main Street in Thurmont, where he and his wife, Penny, served their beloved patrons for 30 years. 

In addition to his wife, Penny, and son, Jason; Skipper is survived by his granddaughters, Kelsey and Lexie Misner, and Ella; his daughter-in-law, Rachel; his dear friend, Lucy; and his nieces and nephews. Skipper will also be missed by his beloved dog, Muffin, or as he called her, “Tuffy Muffy”.

Skipper was preceded in death by his son, Billy Misner; and siblings, Arthur, Patsy, ToJo, Linda, and Rachel.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, December 6, 2022 at Stauffer Funeral Home, 104 East Main Street in Thurmont.

A celebration of Skipper's life journey will take place at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, December 7, 2022 at the Stauffer Funeral Home in Thurmont. Pastor Sally Joyner Giffin will officiate. Burial will be held at Blue Ridge Cemetery.

In Lieu of Flowers, please consider making a donation, in Skipper's memory, to any of the following organizations, Leukemia Foundation, American Diabetes Association or the ASPCA. 
 
Expressions of sympathy may be offered to the family at StaufferFuneralHome.com.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Mr. David Emmanuel Misner, please visit our flower store.

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Visitation

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

2:00 - 4:00pm (Eastern time)

Stauffer Funeral Home-Thurmont

104 E Main St, Thurmont, MD 21788

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Visitation

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

6:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

Stauffer Funeral Home-Thurmont

104 E Main St, Thurmont, MD 21788

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, December 7, 2022

11:00am - 12:00pm (Eastern time)

Stauffer Funeral Home-Thurmont

104 E Main St, Thurmont, MD 21788

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