Barry L. Yingling
Died: Feb 23, 2017
Barry L. Yingling, 75, of Bonneauville, died Thurs, Feb 23, at Gettysburg Hospital. He was the husband of Carolyn (Crawmer) Yingling for 51 years. Born Sept 19, 1941 in Hanover, Barry was the son of the late Francis L. & Eva (Hankey) Yingling. He enlisted in the Marine Corps on May 6, 1960. He went through boot camp at Parris Island, SC. After boot camp, he went to Camp Lejeune, NC for advanced infantry training and was then transferred to Quantico, VA. His duties at Quantico were standing honor guard and putting on demonstrations for the Officer Schools. In 1961 he was assigned to Sea School at Portsmouth, VA. He was then transferred to the USS Wasp (CVS-18) as a security guard in the gunnery department for special weapons. He spent two years on the WASP making a North Atlantic cruise and a Caribbean cruise. He was then transferred back to Quantico as a security guard at the Marine Corps Museum. He was honorably discharged on Sept 1, 1964 with the following medals: Good Conduct Medal, Pistol Marksman Badge cal. 45, Sharpshooter Badge cal. 30 ML. He was then transferred to the Marine Corps Reserve through May 6, 1966. Barry was retired in 1991 from National Can of Hanover and served as his church sexton for 10 years.
Surviving in addition to his wife are his 3 children: Karen Seipp & husband, Eric, of Westminster; Stephanie Haifley & husband, Chad, of Gettysburg and Todd A. Yingling & Solange Cocco of Bloomington, MN; his 4 grandchildren: Sydney Yingling and Isabelle, Felicia and Harris Haifley; his 3 brothers: F. Richard Yingling & Anna of Codorus, Nevin Yingling & Karen of Mechanicsburg; Robert Yingling & Mary of Mexico, MO; his 2 sisters: Donna Lee Raubenstine & Dale of Mechanicsville, VA; Gwendolyn Wetzel & Marlin of Hanover; his brother-in-law, Frank Smith of Hanover and many nieces and nephews. Barry was predeceased by his sister, Susan Smith. He was a member of Redeemer’s UCC, Littlestown and Gettysburg Moose. He was an avid PSU and Baltimore Orioles fan. He enjoyed camping, his church and red was his favorite color. Barry loved being with his family and grandchildren.
Funeral Service is Tuesday at 11 A.M. at his church with The Rev. Sterling Fritz and The Rev. Theodore Bowers officiating. Viewing is Monday 6 – 8 P.M. at Little’s Funeral Home, Littlestown. Interment is in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Littlestown with military honors conducted by Littlestown Allied Veterans Council. Memorials in Barry’s name may be sent to his church @ 107 E. King St., Littlestown, PA 17340 or Adams County SPCA, 11 Goldenville Rd., Gettysburg, PA 17340. Online condolences may be shared on www.littlesfh.com