2018-02-08 / Obituaries

Donald O. Bard

Chambersburg, 78

Donald Orlen Bard, 78, Chambersburg, died Saturday, February 3, 2018, at Chambersburg Hospital.

He was born January 12, 1940, in McConnellsburg to Orlen H. and M. Romaine (Bishop) Bard.

He served 30 years in the United States Air Force, serving in Vietnam, Thailand, Holland and various other countries in Europe and Africa.. He enjoyed the outdoors and hunting on the family farm in Mc- Connellsburg. He also enjoyed gambling and family vacations.

He was a member of the American Legion 561 in Mc- Connellsburg, VFW in Mc- Connellsburg, and Veterans of the Vietnam War in Chambersburg.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Eda M. (Cools) Bard of Chambersburg; two children: June M. (Russell) Chace of Austrailia and Richard O. (Cathy) Bard of McConnellsburg; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren.; a brother, Maynard Bard of McConnellsburg; and a number of nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held Thursday, Feb. 8, at 7:30 p.m., at the Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, Chambersburg. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, Chambersburg, has been entrusted with conducting the services. Online condolences may be expressed at www.kelsocorneliusfh.com

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