Harry W. McElroy Sr.May 19, 1944 ~ January 12, 2018 (age 73)
Harry Walter (Walt) McElroy Sr. age 77 of Ford City, PA went to be with the Lord Friday, January 12, 2018. He was staying with his daughter Lisa Waterson of Rural Valley, Armstrong County. He was born May 19, 1940 to the late Samuel and Stella Smith McElroy in Armstrong County.
He was a truck driver for more than 40 years, and enjoyed stock car racing, wrestling, and watching them on television. He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church of Sligo.
He is survived by 3 sons: Randy of Ford City, Harry (Wally Jr.), and Samuel of Saint Petersburg, PA, 6 daughters: Laura McElroy of Knox, Patty and Paul Young of Millersville, Texas, Brenda and Randy Saunders of Ford City, Sandy and Billi Allen of Philadelphia, Lisa and Tim Watterson of Rural Valley, Karen Billa of Cleveland, Ohio; 23 grandchildren, 61 great-grandchildren, 3 sisters: Barbara Clement of Texas, Bonnie Vaughn of Knox, Jayne Porter of Eighty-four, PA. and a number of nieces, nephews, and cousins. 2 uncles: Clyde Young of Cowlesville, NY, and Omer Smith of Rimersburg, PA, and one aunt, Marie Smith of Cowansville, PA. He is, also, survived by an ex-wife Judy McElroy (Plunkard) of Saint Petersburg, PA.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his sister Nellie Mae and a brother Samuel, 2 brothers-in-law, 2 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to help with expenses be made to STEIGHNER FUNERAL HOME, P.O. Box 250, Chicora, PA. 16025.
Friends will be received, Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at STEIGHNER FUNERAL HOME, Corner of Main and E. Slippery Rock Streets, Downtown Chicora, PA. from Noon to time of service at 3 p.m. Services will be officiated by Pastor Rob Hranicky of the Bethel Baptist Church in Sligo, PA. Burial will be in Hillview Cemetery, Kepples Corners, Chicora, PA.
Steighner Funeral Home
P.O. Box 250, Chicora PA 16025