William W. Hartzell, 84, of Carlisle, passed away
on Saturday, November 26, 2016 at his home. He was born on June 22, 1932 in Carlisle, and was a son of
the late George W. and Lillian (Worley) Hartzell and was married to the late Flora (Brown) Hartzell, who died in 1988.
Bill was a 1951 graduate of Carlisle High School. He retired from the former Carlisle Tire &
Rubber Co. after more than 30 years of service. He was a longtime mechanic and also farmed.
Bill formerly worked for the family business “Hartzell’s City Service” in Carlisle and at the former
Flemming’s Truck Stop. He was a member of the Plainfield First Church of God, the Carlisle Elks Lodge,
Carlisle Eagles Aerie 1299 and the Williams Grove Historical Steam Engine Association. Bill and his late
wife, Flora, enjoyed horseback riding, and were members of the Bonny Brook Riding Club in Boiling Springs, and also rode with
the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Posse.
He is survived by
two sons; Perry (wife, Lisa) Hartzell and Sidney (wife, Twila) Hartzell, both of Carlisle, one sister, Eleanor Thrush of Carlisle,
two grandchildren; Chasity and William Hartzell and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by one
sister, Margaret Cosgrove and one brother, Paul Hartzell.
service will be held on Saturday, December 17, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. in the Plainfield First Church of God, 2089 Newville Rd.,
Plainfield, with Rev. Kevin Dunlap officiating. Burial will be private. Visitation and
fellowship will follow the service at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to his church.
Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Carlisle, is assisting the family with the arrangements. Please visit
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I was so sorry to hear about your fathers passing. I know this is a very sad and difficult time for you and your family. You
have my very deepest sympathy.
R.I.P. my friend
Jack A. Bricker
To whom it may concern I worked with
Bill for 25 years he was a good man and sorry for your loss
Donald R Jumper
about Bill love you guys with all my heart.
Tonya and Gary
Perp, So sorry to hear of Uncle Bill's passing. He was a good man. Loved spending time with you guys when we were kids.
Had tons of fun on the farm.
J (Brown) Clark
Sid & Twila our hearts are saddened by your
loss, and our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Alex Wang & Mai & Joe
Sid, Twila, Perp, Lisa and family, I'm saddened to hear of Uncle Bill's passing. I loved him and
know they are laughing, hugging, telling jokes, and dancing in heaven.
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