Bernard C. Stiles
06/29/1930 - 09/10/2016
Bernard C. Stiles, 86, of McSherrystown, entered into God’s eternal care Saturday, September 10, 2016, at SpiriTrust Lutheran Home in Gettysburg. He was the husband of Deborah L. (Sterner) Stiles for 28 years and Helen (Russell) Stiles who died September 14, 1985. Born June 29, 1930 in Glen Rock, he was the son of the late Norman and Leah (Gantz) Stiles. Barney was retired from Sonoco Products in Hanover. He was a graduate of Codorus High School, a member of the McSherrystown Moose and enjoyed fishing, bowling, NASCAR races, camping, baseball, and especially spending time with family and friends. Surviving in addition to his wife are three sons, Jeffrey Stiles and his wife Terry of Elizabethtown, Gregory Stiles, and Jason Stiles and his companion Ashton Fringer of Hanover; a daughter-in-law, Sheila Stiles of York; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; four siblings, Donald Stiles of Glen Rock, Henry Stiles of Loganton, Ada Keller of York and Ruth Kline of Dallastown. He was preceded in death by a son, Stephen Stiles Sr. A Celebration of Life Service will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, September 15, 2016 at Murphy Funeral Home, 501 Ridge Ave., McSherrystown with Pastor Timothy J. Kielly officiating. Burial will follow in Marburg Memorial Gardens, Hanover. Friends and relatives will be received Wednesday 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Serving as pallbearers will be; Jason Stiles, Jeffery Stiles, Steve Stiles, Jr., Bill Ravenscroft, Shawn Stiles and Lester Kipps. In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Barney may be made to Murphy Funeral Home.
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