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Lloyd Elwood Christner Jr.

Funeral Service

11 a.m.
Saturday, January 18, 2020

Ellerslie United Methodist Church

Hyndman, PA – Lloyd E. Christner Jr., 87 of Hyndman went to be with the Lord January 8, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family.

Born August 13, 1932 in Cumberland; he was a son of the late Lloyd Sr. and Nancy (Horner) Christner. He married Winifred (Shaffer) Christner August 26, 1954, she passed away February 7 1992. Also preceded in death by a sister, Jeanne Himes.

Survived by his wife Patricia (Bagley) Carroll Christner, whom he married January 7, 1995; sons, Gary E. Christner and David L. Christner and wife Jenn, grandchildren, Krista Christner and Austin Christner all of Hyndman; brother, William Christner and wife Lee of Goldvein, VA and a sister Sarah Ann Campbell and husband Glenn of Hyndman and several nieces and nephews.

Lloyd was a 1950 graduate of Hyndman High School and went to work at the Kelly Springfield Tire. He enlisted in the US Navy in 1952 and attended electrical schools. He served aboard the USS Requiste AGS 18 for 34 months. He was released from active duty in 1956 with a rank of Electricians Mate 1st Class. He returned to the Kelly in 1956 and worked until retirement in 1987 with 37 years of service. He worked in the maintenance department at the Foxcroft School in Middeburg, VA from 1992-95 and as maintenance for the Bon Ton department store in the Country Club Mall.

Lloyd was a member of Ellerslie United Methodist Church where he volunteered at the church’s Thrift Store. He was a life member of the Kennells Mill Sportsmen’s Club; a member of the Hyndman VFW Oscar Jordan Post 7375 and the Bedford Antique Car Club. He also volunteered at the Hyndman Food Bank and Habitat for Humanity and the Allegany Museum. You would often find him spending time with family and friends at the Ellerslie Sunoco breakfast club every morning.

There will be no viewing.

A memorial service will be held at Ellerslie United Methodist Church on Saturday, January 18 at 11:00 am with Pastors Sandy Burchell Hetz and Rebecca Vardiman officiating.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made Ellerslie United Methodist Church PO Box 358, Ellerslie, MD 21529  or Ellerslie Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 237., Ellerslie, MD 21529.

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