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Harold E. Aikey

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Harold E. Aikey, 91, of Carlisle, died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, at Carlisle Regional Medical Center.  He was born Dec. 2, 1921, in Howard, PA, a son of the late William J. and Lala M. (Leach) Aikey.

Harold was a 1941 graduate of Belfonte High School.  He was a US Army veteran of WWII and earned several honors and medals, including four bronze stars.  Harold retired as a block operator from Conrail in 1981 with more than 40 years of service.  He also raised Herefords on his farm.  Harold enjoyed hunting and fishing.

He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 65 years, Ruth E. (Ployd) Aikey, one son, Douglas D. (wife, Linda) Aikey of Central City, two daughters; Sandra R. McCann of Monkton, MD and Brenda E. (husband, Wayne) Trotta of Mechanicsburg, nine grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  Harold was predeceased by one brother, Boyd T. Aikey, three sisters; Louise Evoch, Dorothy Kucas and Peggy Aikey.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, at 1:30 p.m. in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, with Pastor Wayne Wheeler officiating.  A viewing will be from 12:30 p.m. until time of services on Friday.  Burial with military honors by Cumberland County Honor Guard will be in Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens, Carlisle. 

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Ruth, Sandy, Doug, Brenda and Families ....

My sincere, heartfelt sympathy in your loss.

I have many fond childhood memories of coming back to your farm & playing with you kids.

May your memories uplift you in the difficult days ahead.

In Christian Love
Carol A. Tritt

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Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Inc.
Since 1853
630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, PA 17013
Phone:  (717) 243-2421
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(1926 ~ 2009)
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(1926 ~ 2009)
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(1892 ~ 1988)
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(1898 ~ 1934)
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(1866 ~ 1924)
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(1831 ~ 1903)

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