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WilliamT. Markley, Sr.

WilliamT. Markley, Sr.

William "Bill" Tyler Markley, Sr., 57, of Wrightsville passed away on October 10, 2017. He was born in Columbia to the late Valentine E. and Mary Rote Markley. Bill proudly served in the United States Army and most recently was plant operator for the Lancaster Area Sewer Authority. He was passionate about Harley Davidson Motorcycles, going to concerts, and the Pittsburgh Steelers. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather who adored his family.

Left behind is his wife of almost thirty years, Jackie Markley of Wrightsville; his children, Kelly, wife of Shawn Ressel of Lancaster, Cory, husband of Catherine Markley of Elizabethtown; his daughter-in-law, Elizabeth Markley of Osceola Mills; two grandchildren, Elizabeth and Landen Markley; canine companion, Vixen. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, William Markley, Jr.

A celebration of Bill's life will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at the Clyde W. Kraft Funeral Home, 519 Walnut St., Columbia, PA 17512. The Rev. Mark Kopp will officiate. The family will receive friends for visitation beginning at 1:00 p.m. until service time. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Humane League of Lancaster County, 2195 E. Lincoln Hwy., Lancaster, PA 17602. Arrangements by the Clyde W. Kraft Funeral Home, Inc., Columbia/Landisville.


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