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Keith Metzger

November 21, 1961 — February 10, 2017

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Keith L. Metzger, 55, of Boiling Springs, went to be with the Lord on February 10, 2017.

He was born on November 21, 1961 in Carilsle, PA to Almera (Kuhn) Metzger of York Springs and the late Jack Metzger.

Keith was employed as a Master Plumber and HVAC technician with H. L. Stoneberger Plumbing and Heating in Mechanicsburg.  Keith attended Bermudian Springs Schools.  He graduated from the Cumberland Valley Adult Education Program in 1994. He was currently enrolled in the Modern Gun School for Gunsmithing.

He was an active member of the Churchtown Church of God, where he started the Churchtown Band, was a member of the Choir and was a founder of the Brothers In Arms Shooting group.

Keith was also a member of the Central Penn Sporting Clays, Dillsburg Fish and Game Club, Snow Shoe Rails to Trails and a life member of Monroe Fire Company.

Keith lived life to the fullest.  He was a devoted and loving husband, father, grandfather and friend.  Keith has inspired, encouraged and touched many lives. He enjoyed the outdoors, was an avid hunter, loved his hunting trips to Iowa and Missouri, ATV riding, spending time at the cabin, muscle cars and trucks and classic rock music. Keith was especially supportive of his grandson’s motocross racing and his granddaughter’s competitive gymnastics.

Keith was predeceased by his maternal grandparents, Russell and Ruth Kuhn, and paternal grandparents, Morris and Hannah Metzger, sister Lisa Metzger, father-in-law Robert Deitz and brother-in-law Walter (Buddy) Sowers.

Surviving in addition to his mother are his wife of 36 years, Marjorie (Deitz) Metzger of Boiling Springs; a daughter:  Renee (Metzger) Shindel (Jesse) of Carlisle; grandchildren: Jayden and Hannah Shindel of Carlisle, brother:  Eugene Metzger of Aspers, sister: Barbie Clingan (Bernie) of Florida and brother-in-law Donnie Slaybaugh of York Springs.  Keith is also survived by his mother-in-law Martha Deitz of Boiling Springs, sisters-in-law Mary Sowers and Jane Simpson (Randy), both of Carlisle, numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 11:00 A. M. from the Ronan Funeral Home, 255 York Road, Carlisle Pastor Brian Warner officiating.  Burial will follow in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Boiling Springs.  Viewings will be at the funeral home on Friday from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM and also on Saturday from 10:00 AM until time of service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Churchtown Church of God, 351 Old Stonehouse Road, S., Boiling Springs, PA 17007 or the American Cancer Society, 112 Sipe Ave. Hummelstown PA 17036 or American Diabetes Association, 150 Monument Road, Bala Cynwyd PA 19004.

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