Obituary for William E. Martz

William Elmer Martz, 78, of Berryville, Virginia, died Wednesday, March 16, 2011 in the Winchester Medical Center.

Mr. Martz was born October 23, 1932 in Ashburn, Virginia, the son of Herbert Allen and Lucy Ann Proffitt Martz.

He had served in the U.S. Air Force.

He was a member of the Winchester Eagles and a former member of the Berryville Moose.

Surviving are four daughters, Judy Prosise and her husband, John of Libby, MT, Lisa Rogers and her husband, JoJo of Hamilton, VA, Melody Martz of Berryville, VA and Cassandra Martz of Strasburg, VA; a sister, Eleanor Anderson and her husband, Elmer of Berryville, VA; a brother, Ronnie Martz and his wife, Peggy of North Carolina; 12 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

Three sisters, Ida Padgett, Alice Core and Mary Elsea, and two brothers, Gilbert Martz and Tom Martz, preceded him in death.

A funeral service will be held 2:00 P. M. Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at the Enders & Shirley Funeral Home Chapel, Berryville with Pastor Jim Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Shenandoah Memorial Park, Frederick County.

Pallbearers will be Kevin Anderson, David Anderson, Billy Poston, Connie Poston, Frankie Poston and Dennis Poston. Honorary pallbearers will be Ron Anderson and Wayne Anderson.

Military honors will be provided by the Winchester VFW Post 2123.

The family will receive friends from 7:00 – 9:00 P. M. Monday evening at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, c/o Sally Lloyd, 2605 Russell Rd., Berryville, VA 22611.

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