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Vernon E. Wickard

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Vernon E. Wickard, 90, of Carlisle, passed away on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at Claremont Nursing & Rehab. Center.  He was born on December 7, 1927 in Carlisle and was a son of the late Jacob Ellsworth Wickard and Marie (Deitch) Wickard.  He was married to the late Gladys M. Wickard, who passed away on Sept. 29, 1995.

Mr. Wickard was a lifetime farmer in Lower Frankford Twp.  He was a member of North Middleton Church of God, Carlisle.  Mr. Wickard also operated the J. E. Wickard & Sons Seed Cleaning business and was a former Lower Frankford Twp. Supervisor.  He was a lifetime antique dealer, and enjoyed sales, flea markets and auctions. He also operated a small Christmas tree farm, and wreath-making business from his farm for most of his life, along with his sons.

He is survived by three sons; Ed (wife, Wendy) Wickard, Dennis A. Wickard and Glenn “Steve” (wife, Shirley) Wickard, all of Carlisle, one daughter, Donna (husband, Don) Winfindale of Carlisle, two brothers; Robert M. Wickard of Carlisle and Paul D. Wickard of Briggsdale, CO, one sister, Dorothy E. Quigley Handshew of Newville.  He also had 5 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by one sister, Evelyn Snader and one granddaughter, Jennifer Shirley.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, August 31, 2018 in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle with Pastor Randy Zook.  Burial will be in North Middleton Church of God Cemetery.  A viewing will be held on Thursday evening at the funeral home from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Memorial contributions may be made to the North Middleton Church of God Cemetery Fund, c/o Kenneth Wickard, 1630 Waggoners Gap Rd, Carlisle 17013Since1853.com.


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Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Inc.
Since 1853
630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, PA 17013
Phone:  (717) 243-2421
"Five Generations of Service"
Steven A. Ewing, FD, Supervisor, Owner
William M. Ewing, FD
(1926 ~ 2009)
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(1926 ~ 2009)
Jessie Morrison Ewing, FD
(1892 ~ 1988)
William J. Ewing, FD
(1898 ~ 1934)
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(1866 ~ 1924)
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(1831 ~ 1903)

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