Evard N. MELOY

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Evard Meloy in front of "Cricket" Shellenberger's Barber Shop at the time of the 150th Anniversary of Port Royal.
Contributed by rkohler3 on 9/13/09 - Image Year: 1962

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Evard N. MELOY (31 Aug 1902 - 9 May 1993)


Evard N. Meloy, 90 of Port Royal, died at 6:40 p.m. Sunday, May 9, 1993 at his home.

Born August 31, 1902 in Port Royal, he was the son of the late Charles L. and Margaret [Moyer] was preceded in death by his wife, Ida E. [Kepner] Meloy, on March 16,1987.

Surviving are: a daughter, Mrs. Walter [C. Leatrice] Eichenberger; Erie; a sister; Mrs. Robert [Helen] Rice, Elizabethtown; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

He was a retired engineer for the Pennsylvania Railroad.

He was a member of the Port Royal Presbyterian Church, Turbett Grange No 781, the United Transportation Union Local 0830 and the Independent Order of Odd Fellows Lodge No. 380, New Bloomfield

He was a life member of the Brotherhood Locomotive Firemen and Engineermen and the Port Royal Ambulance Club.

Services will be held at ll:00 a.m. Wednesday at the Rex Funeral Home, Port Royal, with Rev. Richard E. Wright officiating. Interment will be in the Old Church Hill Cemetery, Port Royal.

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Contributed by rkohler3 on 8/20/10 - Image Year: 1915
APPEARS TO HAVE BEEN A SUCCESSFUL HUNT: Evard Meloy (Front Row 2nd from left), Melvin Frankhouse (2nd from right), Stoey Groninger (2nd row 2nd from left) John L. Robison (2nd row, kneeling, right), Alton Meloy (standing 2nd from left). (If anyone can identify additional persons in the photo, please notify Ray Kohler at rkohler3@comcast.net)
Contributed by rkohler3 on 8/28/10 - Image Year: 1921
1921 CHAMPIONS of the DAUPHIN PERRY LEAGUE - The picture was taken at Harrisburg, September 1920. Seated Row (Left to Right): Huey Groninger (1B), Arthur "Dutch" Kepner (LF), (Harrisburg Boy) (BB), Tim Euker (CF), Fred Frankhouse (P). - Standing Row: Melvin Frankhouse (SS), Ike McCord (3B), Charles Bailor (C), S. S. Beaver (MGR), Evard Meloy (RF), Oscar Walls (2B). (1921 League Champions defeated Rosewood AC 3 games to 1.)
Contributed by rkohler3 on 1/5/11 - Image Year: 1962
SESQUI-CENTENNIAL PARADE STAGE COACH: The driver is Evard Meloy and Ernie Foltz is riding shotgun. (Photo submitted by D. L. Kepner)
Contributed by rkohler3 on 2/21/13 - Image Year: 1962
SESQUI-CENTENNIAL BEARD CONTEST WINNERS: The winners and their awards (Front Row l-r) William Hubler (U-Beard); Harold Miller (Pork Chops); James Hubler 17, (Youngest entrant); (Back Row l-r) John Ewalt (Van Dyke and mustache); Donald Hussler (Miscellaneous); Frank Zimmerman 79, (Oldest Entrant); Evard Meloy (Full Beard). Fifty-eight Brothers of the Brush competed.
Contributed by rkohler3 on 1/27/20 - Image Year: 1990
PARADE MARSHALS - Marshals for the Old Home Days Parade are (l-r) Lester Summers, Evard Meloy, Elmer Swab and "Brownie" McCahren. The photo was taken on Market Street in front of the Lutheran Church parking lot. (Photo courtesy of Wayne Taylor)

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