OBITUARY: Raymond Gregory Lee Overcash

Staff Writer
Echo Pilot

Raymond Gregory Lee Overcash, age 65, of 54 W. Walter Ave., Greencastle, died unexpectedly early Sunday morning, March 11, 2012, in his home.

Born March 22, 1946 in Waynesboro, he was the son of the late Raymond "Diz" and Florence Louella (College) Overcash.

He retired in April 2006 after 41 years service with Mack Truck of Hagerstown, Md.

Greg was a 1964 graduate of Greencastle-Antrim High School and a U.S. Army veteran, serving during the Vietnam War.

Greg was an active member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church, where he served on church council and on the property committee.

He was serving as chairman on the Borough of Greencastle Zoning Hearing Board and had also served on the Jerome King Playground Board of Directors of Greencastle.

He was a member of the Frank L. Carbaugh American Legion Post 373 of Greencastle. He participated in the Greencastle TOPS chapter and was a member of the Sports Inn of Greencastle.

He and his wife, Carolyn Rhuann "Connie" (Fisher) Overcash, were married Dec. 31, 1968 in Hagerstown.

Surviving family, in addition to his wife, are twin sons, Brooke Kevin Overcash of Hagerstown and Brian Keith (wife Julie) Overcash of Greencastle; one brother, Pastor Richard Overcash of Greencastle; sister, Roberta Miller of Fayetteville; four grandchildren, Delani, Lance, Shaina and Lilah; and mother-in-law, Betty Lee Fisher of Greencastle.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 15, from the Evangelical Lutheran Church 130 N. Washington St., Greencastle, with Rev. Martin Horn officiating.

Burial with military honors by the Chambersburg V.F.W. Honor Guard will be in the Cedar Hill Cemetery, Greencastle.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, at the Harold M. Zimmerman And Son Funeral Home, 45 S. Carlisle St., Greencastle, and at the church one hour before the service on Thursday.

Memorial contributions may be given in his memory to the Memorial Fund of the Evangelical Lutheran Church, 130 N. Washington St., Greencastle, PA 17225.

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