William D. Bitner, 76, of Carlisle, died
on Sunday, April 14, 2013, at Carlisle Regional Medical Center. He was born on Saturday, December 26, 1936, in Carlisle, a
son of the late Daniel and Ethel E. (Richcreek) Bitner and was married to the late Bertha M. (Sheriff) Bitner, who died Nov.
was a US Air Force veteran of the Korean War. He retired after 32 years of service with the former C. H. Masland & Sons,
Carlisle. Bill attended the Wesleyan Church of the Cross, Carlisle.
He is survived by two step-sons; Doug Grimes and Tony Grimes, both of Carlisle, one step-daughter,
Kim Bailey of Carlisle and several grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Bill was predeceased by his brother, Clyde H. Bitner
and one step-son, Tom Grimes.
services will be held on Thursday, April 18, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle,
with Rev. Daniel R. Mikesell officiating. Burial with military honors by Cumberland Valley Honor Guard will be in Cumberland
Valley Memorial Gardens, Carlisle. A viewing will be held on Thursday from 9:30 a.m. until time of the services at the funeral
home. Memorial contributions may be made to Wesleyan Church of The Cross, 430 "B" St., Carlisle, PA 17013.
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May you rest peacefuly uncle Bill in the arms of our Lord. We love you.
remembering all the good times working together. I miss you.
Love you Pap!!!
Pap we will always love and miss you. Rest in peace.
Elizabeth and Derek Grimes
Pap, i miss you terribly. I remember all the good times
we shared and all the good times we had as a family. You are with "Birdie" now. I love you and miss you so much.
Rest easy buddy...
Our deepest sympathy, from the Wickard family.
Shirley Wickard Brooks
I will always remember you Pap. I imagine your back with your "Bertie" and both
so happy once again. We will all see one another again one day.
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