Raymond Beiler, 89, farmer, pilot, owned Agrico Fertilizer, former twp. supervisor

By on March 8, 2017

Raymond Beiler, 89, of Elverson, passed away Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, at the Reading Hospital and Medical Center, following an illness.

Raymond was born April 8, 1927, in Morgantown. He was the son of the late David S. and Mary P. (Mast) Beiler. Raymond was the husband of Jacqueline M. “Jackie” (Lambrecht) Beiler, with whom he shared 16 years of marriage.

Raymond was a farmer, the roadmaster, and a supervisor in West Nantmeal Township for many years. He and his father also owned Agrico Fertilizer in Downingtown for 23 years. Raymond later worked as a clerk at both the Ludwig Hardware Store and New Holland Stables. He was a member of the Fairview Presbyterian Church and the Hawk’s Hunting Camp in Sullivan County. Raymond was also a pilot, who flew with a group called The Flying Farmers.

He was preceded in death by his first wife: Nancy (Jones) Beiler in 1998; two daughters: Sharon and Tracey Beiler; three brothers: Calvin, Earl, and David Beiler; and a stepson: George R. Nolan Jr.

Surviving in addition to his wife are two daughters: Cindy Beiler of Grantville; and Robin Beiler of Honey Brook; a brother: Paul (Leanna) Beiler of Virginia; four sisters: Louella (Joe) Mosteller of Ephrata; Gladys Shearer of Lititz; Elaine (Ken) Stoltzfus of Ohio; and Mary Ann (Glenn) Leaman of Narvon; a stepmother: Mabel Kurtz of New Holland; and a stepdaughter: Patricia Lynn (Peter) McCann of Honey Brook.

Services were held March 4 at The Labs Funeral Home, Honey Brook. Interment followed at Fairview Presbyterian Cemetery.

Post online condolences at thelabsfh.com. The Labs Funeral Home, Honey Brook, assisted the family with the arrangements.

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