June 9, 2012
Friday, June 15, 2012 11:00AM Skillman, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home
Thursday, June 14, 2012 2-4pm & 6-8pm
Bill Flora 85 of Mechanicsburg, passed away, Saturday, June 9, 2012 in his home with his family by his side.
He was born September 9, 1926 in Washington Court House, Ohio. Bill served his country in the United States Army.
For several years he served as Chief of Police for Mechanicsburg. Bill was passionate about his flowers, gardening, gospel music and his family.
He is survived by his son, Steve (Debbie) Flora, his daughters, Cheryl Lickliter, Patricia Thompson & Valerie Sue Flora all of Mechanicsburg, his grandchildren, Stacey (Shawn) Logwood, Sara (Jeff) Pullins, Blake Flora, Macie Flora, Brenda (Mark) Dillard, Rachel Thompson, Stephanie Bradley, Michael Thompson (Tiffany Ball), Melissa (Steve) Huber, Christina Miller, Brad (Laura) Flora and Alicia (Chad) Deere; great grandchildren, Jailin, Cameron, Taran, Lindzy, Aidan, Lucas, Stephen, Zachary, Chelsea, Kaitlyn, Nicholas, Carly, Ashley, Kayla, Hazel, Mallory, Jessica, Jacob, Justice, Jordan, Tyrone, Braydon, Kaeleigh, Mekenzie, Aaron(Becky), Seth (Megan), Brittanie, Chad and Erick; great great grandchildren, Camden, Twila Jo and Emmalynn; brother-in-laws, Tom (Glenna) Myers and Junior (Mae) Myers; special family friends, Dorian and Owen Hollingshead and Andy Anderson; numerous nieces and nephews of several generations.
Bill is preceded in death by his parents, Lucile (Williamson) and George Flora; his wife of 50 years, Marylou (Myers) Flora; his daughter, Carla Jean Flora; his great grandchildren, Lindsey, Joshua and Gavon; his brothers, Toby, Charles and Robert Flora; and special friend, Carole Sue Anderson.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, June 14, 2012 in the SKILLMAN, MCDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 15, 2012 in the funeral home with the Rev. Glen Linger officiating. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, Mechanicsburg. Military honors will be provided by the American Legion Post 238 Mechanicsburg. Serving as pall bearers, Blake Flora, Michael Thompson, Seth Litteral, Aaron Litteral, Stephen Huber and Zachary Huber; honorary pall bearers, Brad Flora and Jacob Bradley. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Mechanicsburg Fire and EMS or to the Mechanicsburg Police Department. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.