Maynard A. Over
Maynard Allen Over, 85, of rural Williamsburg died Saturday at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh, after a brief illness.
He was born in Woodbury Township, Bedford County, son of the late Cyrus and Clara (Kagarise) Over. He was twice married: first to Naomi McConahy, who died in 1952, and then to Miriam Oldham in 1954.
He is survived by his wife; three sons: William (special friend, “Tick” Wyland) of Leesburg, Va., Chester (Mary) of rural Williamsburg, and Ronald (Mary Ann) of Williamsburg; a daughter-in-law, Cathy Over of rural Williamsburg; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a brother, Byron of rural Roaring Spring; and two sisters: Louise McFadden in Florida and Anna Lee Martin in California.
He was preceded in death by three sons: Dale, Glen, and Larry.
Mr. Over was a 1946 graduate of Woodbury High School.
He was a lifelong dairy farmer and previously was employed as a milk tester for Dairy Herd Improvement Association.
Maynard was an Army veteran of the Korean War, serving from 1951 to 1952, attaining the rank of Corporal.
He was a member of Fairview Church of the Brethren, rural Williamsburg.
Maynard was a member of Bonner-Sollenberger American Legion Post 456, Williamsburg, and D. Merl Tipton VFW Post 43, Martinsburg.
He enjoyed bowling, biking, and helping by fixing things for other people.
Friends will be received from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, at John C. Bolger Funeral Home Inc., Williamsburg, and from 9:30 until the 10:30 a.m. funeral service, with military flag honors accorded by Blair County Veterans Honor Guard, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, at Fairview Church of the Brethren, with Pastor Lee D. Saylor officiating. Private interment will follow at Shellytown Fairview Cemetery, rural Williamsburg.
The family suggests memorial contributions be given to his church’s building fund.
Maynard A. Over
Maynard A. Over, 85, rural Williamsburg, passed away Saturday morning, Nov. 16, 2013, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh. A complete obituary will appear in Monday’s Mirror. Arrangements are by John C. Bolger Funeral Home Inc., Williamsburg.