Irvin Graybill Jr., 82, businessman, farmer, partner in Fox Chase GC, dies

By on June 18, 2014
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ER20140618_BobiGRAYBILL IrvinJr.1Irvin Graybill, Jr., 82, of Stevens, passed away on Monday, June 9, 2014, at Brethren Village, with his family at his side.

He was born in Stevens to the late Irvin Graybill, Sr. and the late Mazie (Hertzog) Graybill and was the husband of the late Grace S. (Summy) Graybill, who died in 2013.

He was a member of the Mohler Church of the Brethren, Ephrata, where he served as a deacon at the church and was on the Mohler’s Cemetery board. A graduate of East Cocalico High School Class of 1949, he enjoyed woodworking, golfing, hunting, and traveling. He was an avid hockey player in his younger days and an avid golfer up until his death, and was active in various civic organizations. Irvin was known for his sense of humor.

Irvin was a retired dairy farmer, part owner of the Triple G Farm Market, and was also a partner in the Foxchase Golf Club.

Irvin is survived by a daughter: Susan, wife of Mark Dykema of Stevens; a son: Douglas, husband of Kris Graybill of Stevens; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren, and two brothers: Harold, husband of Arlene Graybill of Denver, and Arthur, husband of MaryBelle Graybill of Stevens.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a son: Michael Graybill; and two brothers: Donald and Carl Graybill.

Services were held June 13 at the Mohler’s Church of the Brethren, Ephrata, with Pastor Carl Brubaker officiating. Interment was in the adjoining church cemetery.

Memorial contributions in Irvin’s memory may be made to Hospice and Community Care, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125.

Arrangements by Roseboro Stradling Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc., Denver. Online condolences can be given at roseborostradling.com.

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