Eugene Richard Keadle

1929 - 2021


Leitersburg, MD – Eugene Richard Keadle, 91, of Leitersburg, MD passed away on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at Fahrney Keedy Memorial Home in Boonsboro, MD.


He was born on November 7, 1929 in Waynesboro, PA to the late John Lloyd and Mary Taylor Keadle.


He was employed by Mack Trucks, Inc. in Hagerstown, MD until his retirement.


He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Korean Conflict.


He previously attended Leitersburg Lutheran Church in Leitersburg, MD.


Eugene was the Past President of Leitersburg Volunteer Fire Company; Past President of the Leitersburg Ruritan; member of Morris Frock American Legion Post #42 Hagerstown, MD.


He is survived by his wife Mary Nedine (Robinson) Keadle whom he married on October 6, 1950; son Richard W. Keadle and his wife Wanda of Greencastle, PA; daughter M. Jeannette Morris and her husband Michael of Centreville, VA; sister Shirley Varner; 3 grandchildren.


He was predeceased by a granddaughter Christina A. Keadle; sister Josephine Desong; brother Jack Keadle; half brother Charles Taylor.


A celebration of life service will be announced at a later date.


In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to:

Humane Society of Washington County 13011 Maugansville Rd. Hagerstown, MD 21740


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Charles Mobley

April 26, 2021 5:05 PM

Eugene R. Keadle was a true hero of America's forgotten victory- the Korean War. Though not a member of Antietam  Chapter 312 Korean War Veterans Association, nevertheless we veterans condole with you ln your loss..
     Charles L. Mobley, Jr. Past Commander

Danny and TC Grove

April 25, 2021 2:09 PM

Our condolences to the family. May God’s peace be with you

Walter Lachenmayr

April 25, 2021 10:56 AM

May the memories of Gene who was such a genuinely nice person help assuage the sorrow of this loss.

Walt & Carolyn Lachenmayr

Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum

April 23, 2021 3:41 AM

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
 May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,
May your memories of Eugene Richard Keadle, give you peace, comfort and strength…
Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of ….
US Army Veteran, Eugene Richard Keadle, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†
† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

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