Earl Eugene Straley obituary 1924~2022


Earl Eugene Straley, age 97, of Mercersburg, PA, passed away on June 12, 2022, at the Fulton County Medical Center in McConnellsburg, PA.

Earl Eugene Straley
Earl Eugene Straley

Earl was born on November 24, 1924, in Williamson, Pa, the son of the late David A. and Gladys M. Yeakle Straley.

Earl married the late Elizabeth Jane Peck of McConnellsburg, PA on June 12, 1946.

Earl lived in the Mercersburg Area his entire life. In his early years, he was a farmer, and then went to work at the Mercersburg Tannery for 30 years. He also worked at Landis Tool Company and DL Martin. He was a member of the Mount Pisgah Lodge No. 443.

Earl is survived by his children, Ronald (husband of Donna) Straley of Okatie, SC, Trudy Black of Lexington Park, MD, Patricia (wife of Mike) Cook of Fort Loudon, PA and Timothy (companion of Kathy Meyers) Straley of Mercersburg, PA, 9 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.

Earl was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Straley, sons, Robert E. and Dennis Straley, grandson, Matthew D. Cook, great grandson, Matthew C. Harmon, his brothers, Russell and Harold Straley, and sister, Vera (Straley) Timmons.

Services are private and at the convenience of the family.

The family has entrusted Earl’s care to Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home in McConnellsburg, PA.

Online condolences may be expressed at the funeral home’s website.

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