Donald Eugene Wisner

Born: Wed., Dec. 4, 1929
Died: Sat., Jul. 3, 2021


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Thu., Jul. 08, 2021
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., Jul. 08, 2021
Location: Donald B Thompson Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Fri., Jul. 09, 2021
Location: Harmony Church of the Brethren

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Donald Eugene Wisner Sr., 91, Myersville, passed into eternal rest and joined his loving wife, Etta Mae (Baker)Wisner of 69 years on July 3, 2021.

Born in Walkersville on December 4, 1929 was a son of the late Charles Samuel and Goldie May Stone Wisner.

Donald was raised and worked on the family farm in Walkersville and Frederick. He delivered groceries for D. C. Winebrenner, drove his Rio truck for Pony Express and Halls Transportation. He also delivered fuel oil for Southern States until his retirement. He then worked for Jenkins Motors for 18 years as a parts runner.

He was an avid bowler, a fan of the Washington Redskins and the Baltimore Orioles and loved going to tractor pulls.

He was a member of the Harmony Church of the Brethren, Myersville where he sang in the choir, served as lifetime Deacon, and was a church treasurer for over 20 years.

He was preceded in death by a son Donald "Pat" Wisner Jr. , son-in-law Michael Willard, brothers Charles and Paul Wisner, sisters-in-law Catherine and Joan Wisner and brother-in-law Russell Brown.

He is survived by one daughter Lois Willard, daughter-in-law Charlotte Wisner both of Myersville, sister Ruby (Wisner) Brown, sisters-in-law Mildred Wisner, Evelyn Haines and Patsy Baker; six grandchildren, Amy (John) Burwell, Michael (Emily) Willard, Holly (Jusin) Brashears, Scott (Carla) Wisner, Josh Willard, Becky (James) Green; six great-grandchildren Morgan Howell, Casey and Zack Willard, Sara and Avery Burwell and Maggie Brashears as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Thursday July 8 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM at Donald B. Thompson Funeral Home, 31 E. Main St., Middletown. Funeral services will be held 11 AM on Friday July 9 from the Harmony Church of the Brethren, 3924 Brethren Church Rd., Myersville. Rev. Leon Yoder will officiate. Interment will be made in the Harmony Church of the Brethren, Myersville.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Harmony Church of the Brethren Cemetery Fund.

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Lila Deveney and Gerald "Beak" Gouker
   Posted Thu July 08, 2021
Our sincerest sympathies for your loss(es). He will be so missed. I will always think of him when I am making a batch of Apple Butter or jelly. Your parents both loved them .
Lila and Beak

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