Carl “Pop” A. “Boe” Read, 72, of Annville, passed away on Friday, June 16, 2023, at his home. He was the husband of Nancy A. Kreiser Read. On June 25, they would have celebrated their 46th wedding anniversary.
Born in Perth Amboy, NJ, on Jan. 27, 1951, he was the son of the late John W. and Gladys R. Kehn Read.
Carl served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Conflict. He worked for Stoltz Trucking, CD & Son Trucking, and various other trucking companies as an over-the-road truck driver. He was a member of the Annville American Legion. He enjoyed fishing, crabbing, hunting, boating, and camping. He also enjoyed playing softball with the Pirates at Heisey’s Field. He especially loved and enjoyed spending time with his granddaughters.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his son, Andrew S., and his wife, Ashley M. Read, of Jonestown; brothers, Charles Read, of AZ, David Read, of UT, and Dale Read, of Annville; and two granddaughters, Destinee and Kennidee.
He was preceded in death by his son, Johnathan C. Read; brother, William Read; and sister, Peggy Kirby.
A viewing will be held at the Kreamer & Lum Funeral Home & Crematory, Jonestown, on Tuesday evening, June 20, 2023, from 6 – 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 22, 2023, at 11 a.m., with a viewing beginning at 10 a.m. Interment will follow at Pleasant Hill Chapel Cemetery, Greenpoint.