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Lawrence L. Witters Jr.


Lawrence Leroy Witters Jr., 81, of Middletown, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, December 9, 2018 at Hospice & Community Care, Mount Joy, Pa.

He was born on August 8, 1937 in Middletown and was the son of the late Lawrence Sr. and Helen (Hipple) Witters.

Lawrence was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church, Mount Joy and a former truck driver for several companies including Yellow Freight. He enjoyed playing bluegrass on his guitar and banjo and also enjoyed riding Harley Davidson motorcycles and was a very big supporter of Wounded Warriors and other veterans organizations.

In addition to his parents, Lawrence was preceded in death by his brother, Phillip E. Witters.

He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Judith A. (Jones) Witters; two sons, Lawrence L. Witters III of Elizabethtown and Gary L. Witters and his wife Christine of Elizabethtown; three grandchildren, Lakin Witters, Garrit Witters and Jena Witters, all of Elizabethtown; and three sisters, Grace Baker, Virginia Long and Marie Burke.

A tribute to his life will be held on Friday, December 14, 2018 at 6 p.m. at The Alliance Church of Elizabethtown, 425 Cloverleaf Rd., Elizabethtown, PA 17022. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until the time of the service on Friday at the church.

Burial with full Military Honors will be on Monday, December 17, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. at Ft. Indiantown Gap National Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in Lawrence’s name may be made to PA Wounded Warriors, 1117 Country Club Rd., Camp Hill, PA 17112.

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