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William K. Umbel

October 30, 1921 ~ September 23, 2016 (age 94)

   William K. “Bill” Umbel, Jr. 94 born October 30, 1921 in Markleysburg, Pa. went to be with the Lord September 23, 2016 in Marquis House, Uniontown.  He attended a one room school house in Markleysburg.  Later he graduated from Uniontown High School with the class of 1939.  He enjoyed playing the violin in the orchestra.  He then  graduated with a Masters Degree from WVU in Education.  He was a lifetime member of the Markleysburg Union Church, where over the years held every office in the Sunday School and church.

    He married his first wife , Florence Beerbower in 1946.  They lived, owned and operated a farm on the Friendsville Road, Markleysburg, Pa. for 58 years.  During that time he also taught math at Northern High School, Accident, Md.  He was also a Nationwide Insurance Agent.  He was a Charter member of Markleysburg Henry Clay Volunteer Fire Department.

    On March 7, 2006 he married his second wife Clarissa D. Sessler.  They lived in Uniontown, Pa. where they attended the Third Presbyterian Church.  Criss was a member of the choir.  She went to be with the Lord November 26, 2014.  He then went to Addison, Pa. to live with his daughter Kathy Deal and her Scott.

    He was the son of the late William K. Umbel Sr. and Ada {Rush} Umbel.  In addition to his parents and wives he was predeceased by nine brothers and sisters.  Surviving are two children, Ernest Umbel and wife Julie of Friendsville, MD, and Kathy Deal and husband Scott of Addison, Pa.  Four grandchildren,  Daniel Umbel and wife Tonya, Amy Umbel, Brian Deal and wife Kayla, Michell Menges and husband Tom.  Five great grandchildren, Isaiah Umbel, Braylynn Deal, Evan Herring, Garett Rugg and Malen Rugg.

    Friends will be received in the DONALD R. CRAWFORD FUNERAL HOME 4222 National Pike Farmington, Pa. Mon day from 2:00 to 8:00.  Visitation continues Tuesday in Markleysburg Union Church from 10:00 to 11:00 AM the hour of the service with Rev. Michael Grantz and Rev. John DeVincent officiating.  Interment will be in Thomas Cemetery, Markleysburg.

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