Close this search box.

Edward E “Eddie” Carbaugh 1970-2023


Mr. Edward E “Eddie” Carbaugh, II, 52, of Ft. Loudon, PA, passed away, unexpectedly on Friday, September 15, 2023, at his home.

Edward E “Eddie” Carbaugh
Edward E “Eddie” Carbaugh

Born December 12, 1970, in Hagerstown, MD, he was the son of Edward E. and Brenda (Kitzmiller) Carbaugh, of Mercersburg, PA.

He graduated from James Buchanan High School, with the class of 1989.

He married Shay (Bitner) Carbaugh on June 20, 1998, in Mercersburg, PA.

Eddie worked as the UAW Local #171 Union Safety Representative for Volvo Powertrain, North America, of Hagerstown, MD. He was a former Deputy Game Warden for the PA State Game Commission for about 10 years.

Eddie was happiest in the outdoors, whether he was hunting, fishing, or preparing some tasty meals on his grill or smoker! He loved baseball and was a lifelong New York Yankees fan. He also enjoyed music and going for rides on his Harley Davidson.

He was a member of the St. Thomas American Legion Post #612. His love of baseball lead him to start coaching both of his children as soon as they were old enough to play t-ball. He was a coach and board member for Saint Thomas Sports Association for many years. His last few years of coaching tor the American Legion Post 612 team were his most favorite.

In addition to his wife, and his parents, he is survived by a daughter, Chesney Carbaugh, of St. Thomas, PA, a son, Gabe Carbaugh of Ft. Loudon, PA, and his paternal grandmother, Shirley Carbaugh of Greencastle, PA.

A Celebration of Eddie’s life will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, September 22, 2023, in Miller-Bowersox Funeral Home, 521 S. Washington St. Greencastle, PA, with Pastor Stan McCammon officiating.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service on Friday, in the funeral home.

Please wear your favorite baseball, Harley or hunting shirt in his honor.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the St. Thomas Sports Association, P.O. Box 117, St. Thomas, PA 17252.

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



Tammy Annette Robinson 1964-2024

For the past years, Tammy helped take care of her mother. She enjoyed watching game shows and listening to contemporary Christian music.

Robert William Gordon 1947-2024

Born August 18, 1947, a son of the late Merrill R. and Goldie E. Kotzmoyer Gordon, Bob liked to hunt and fish, and loved spending time with his family.

Janice Mae Keller 1938-2024

Janice always enjoyed shopping trips with her children and always used that opportunity to stop at her favorite restaurant, Olive Garden.

Ethel R. Smith 1935-2024

Ethel was a very loving and caring woman. She will always be remembered and cherished as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend.

Sharon M. Matthews 1951-2024

Sharon enjoyed game shows on TV, mostly Wheel of Fortune. She also liked watching the Food Network and talk about what they made.

Ralph V. Foltz 1928-2024

Ralph enjoyed hunting, telling stories, and traveling around the United States on bus trips, alongside his wife Lois.

Who We Are

The Franklin County Free Press, established by Vicky Taylor in 2019, emerged as a beacon of local journalism for the residents of Franklin County. Under Vicky's leadership, it quickly became an essential source of news, particularly at a time when major newspaper publications were increasingly overlooking local coverage.

On January 1, 2022, the torch was passed to Nathan Neil and his firm, Neil Publishing, LLC. Neil, a local entrepreneur with multiple thriving businesses in Chambersburg, shares Vicky's fervent commitment to both the community and the world of local journalism.

Rooted in the heart of Franklin County and powered by its residents, the Franklin County Free Press continues to bridge the gap, ensuring that the local stories, events, and issues that matter most to the community remain in the spotlight.