David E. Ebling, 83, of Myerstown, passed away peacefully in his home on Oct. 15, 2020. He was the husband of Joanne (Pantelich) Ebling, to whom he was married 57 years on Feb. 16, 2020.
Born in Myerstown, PA on Feb. 2, 1937, he was the son of the late Elmer C. and Maggie (Bickel) Ebling. He graduated from Myerstown High School in 1955 and served in the U.S. Army from 1955 to 1958. He was the co-owner of Ebling’s Meat Market, Myerstown with brothers Stanley, Vernon, Elmer, and Robert. He was also the co-owner of the Silver Dollar Bar and Grille in Lebanon with his wife, Joanne. He enjoyed hunting with the many family and friends of Camp Richland, Mansfield, PA. His passion for the game of golf was undeniable and he played up until his passing with a remarkable seven holes-in-one in his lifetime. He also enjoyed feeding his fish and spending time with his puppy, Maggie. He had a great sense of humor and could put a smile on anyone’s face.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his sons: Scott, husband of Ashley Ebling, and Kris Ebling; daughters: Kelly Ebling and companion, Jeff Beard; Lisa Ebling and companion, Dennis Stout; grandchildren: Jared, Chassity, Alexis, Nicholas, Conner, Matthew, and David Ebling; great-grandson: Cohen Ebling; sister: Helen Sheffy; and finally, by his dog, Maggie. He was preceded in death by brothers: Jay, Stanley, Vernon, Elmer, Robert, and Warren Ebling, and sister, Anna Hocker, and Debra Kania who was a companion of his son, Kris.
Funeral services will be Wednesday at 12:00 p.m. in the Rohland Funeral Home, 508 Cumberland St., Lebanon, PA 17042 and will be preceded by a viewing beginning at 10:30 a.m. Interment will be made in Mt. Lebanon Cemetery with full military honors. Family and friends are kindly reminded to follow current CDC guidelines.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Humane Society of Lebanon County, 150 N. Ramona Rd., Myerstown, PA 17067.