Frank "Babby" EBY
Frank H. "Babby" Eby was born December 2, 1894 and died October 10, 1974. He was the eldest of eight children of George Oliver and Fannie Miranda (Dalby) Eby. He married Myrtle Paige and they had four children: Anna Mary, Emma P., George and Robert.
Frank and Myrtle lived on Main Street across from the Presbyterian Church.
OBITUARY for FRANK H. EBY
PORT ROYAL: FRANK H. EBY, 79, Main St., died Thursday in Lewistown Hospital. He was born December 2, 1894 in Port Royal to the late George O. and Fanny M. Dalby Eby. His wife Myrtle E. Paige Eby preceded him in death.
Eby was retired, having served as janitor of Port Royal High School and grade school, and also as school bus driver. He was a former mayor of Port Royal borough.
He was a member of Port Royal Presbyterian Church and the Men's Bible Class of Port Royal Methodist Church. He was custodian of the United Methodist Church for many years.
He was a member of Friendship Fire Company where he served as fire chief and truck driver.
Survivors include three children: Mrs. James (Anna Mary) Smith, RD2; George W., RD2, Mifflintown and Robert J., RD1, Lewistown.
One brother, Paul Eby and three sisters, Mrs. Mary Stong, RD2, Mifflintown; Mrs. Feron (Grace) Searer and Mrs. Bruce (Violet) Hockenberry, RD1 also survive. There are six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held Sunday at 2 pm at Port Royal United Methodist Church with Pastor Donald Wood officiating. The body will lie in state at the church from 1 pm until the time of service. Interment will be in Old Church Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday from 7 to 9 pm at Rex Funeral Home, Port Royal.
(Lewistown Sentinel - October 11, 1974)
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