Earl Harvey Lepley


MOUNT SAVAGE - Earl Harvey Lepley, 92, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, at his home, surrounded by his family.
Born on Nov. 8, 1926, in Mount Savage, he was the son of the late Earl Theodore and Annie Mae (Delbrook) Lepley.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Glenn Earl Lepley and three brothers.
Earl was a cattle and dairy farmer on his own farm. He enjoyed woodcarving, putting puzzles together and gardening. He was a member of the Soil Conservation Society and the Farm Bureau Association. He was named Farmer of the Year for Allegany County. He loved being a Pap. Earl was a member of the Barrelville Presbyterian Church.
Surviving are his wife of 72 years, Grace (Lotz) Lepley; children, Portia Ann Blank and husband, Allen, Mount Savage, and Connie Mae Crabtree and husband, Robert, LaVale; grandchildren, Duane Gomer and wife, Crista, Jacksonville, Fla., Arthur Gregory King Jr. and wife, Samantha, Flintstone, Tina Doman, LaVale and Earl Gregory King and wife, Kyrsta, Berkley Springs; great-grandchildren, Ian Barbour, Alec Gomer, Gracie Mae Doman, Carsyn and Kayden King, Arthur King III and Laurie King; and his favorite dog, Rocky.
Family and friends will be received at Durst Funeral Home, 57 Frost Ave, Frostburg, on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Funeral services will follow at 12:30 p.m. with Pastor Gary Barkley officiating.
Interment will be in Restlawn Memoral Gardens.
Serving as pallbearers will be Allen Blank, Robert Crabtree, Jim Sweitzer, Duane Gomer, Arthur King, Jr, and Earl King.
The family would like to thank Home Hospice, the Veterans Administration and CHF Clinic at Western Maryland Health System.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be directed to Barrelville Presbyterian Church, in c/o Doris Ann Bittner, P.O. Box 194, Corriganville, MD 21524.
Words of comfort may be sent to the family following the obituary at www.durstfuneralhome.com.
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Published on September 9, 2019
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3 posts

Lida Tinkey
Sep 11, 2019
Words can't say how sad I am for you and family, we are glad we got to know both of you. Love you and prayers for you and family . I know you will deeply miss him but you will see him again someday love you , Lida
Robert and Sue Bittner and daughter Dianna Stahlman
Sep 10, 2019
Thoughts and prayers of comfort during this difficult time. You were a great neighbor and friend. Bob, Sue and Dianna
Doug and Jacqui Lotz
Sep 09, 2019
We are very sorry for your loss. We will remember Uncle Earl as a very kind and thoughtful gentleman. Our thoughts and prayer are with you all.