Keith L. Baney
- Born: 16 Sep 1925, Mechanicsburg, Cumberland Co., PA
- Marriage: Helen A. Waggoner circa 1948
- Died: 20 Jun 2008, McAlisterville, Juniata Co., Pennsylvania at age 82
- Buried: St. Paul's Lutheran Church Cemetery, Cumberland Co, PA
From 2007 Public Records Index and the fact that Fred Kile writes in 2004 that "his nephew, Keith Baney, still lives in Mechanicsburg":
Keith L Baney, 82, 220 N Market St Mechanicsburg Pennsylvania 17055 717-766-6138
The SSDI records:
Keith L. Baney
Last Residence: 17050 McAlisterville, Juniata, Pennsylvania
Born: 16 Sep 1925
Died: 20 Jun 2008
State (Year) SSN issued: Pennsylvania (Before 1951)
Published in the Patriot-News on 6/22/2008:
Keith L. Baney, 82, of Mechanicsburg, passed away Friday, June 20, 2008 at Sarah Todd Nursing Home.
Mr. Baney was born in Mechanicsburg, on September 16, 1925, the son of the late Samuel Baney and Edna (Kile) Ramp.
He was a member of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church Enola, and the Washington Fire Company Mechanicsburg. He served in the 101st Airborne Division U S. Army in World War II in Bastion and the Battle of the Bulge.
He retired from Cresline Pipe, Mechanicsburg and was employed by Ritters Hardware, Mechanicsburg.
Keith is survived by his wife of 60 years, Helen (Waggoner) Baney; a daughter, Debby Zeigler of Georgia; 2 sons, Barry L. Baney of Georgia, and Brad R. Baney of Mechanicsburg; a sister, Lucille Vogelsong of Dillsburg; a brother, Robert Baney of Florida; 6 grandsons, Jeremy, Scott, Keith, and Josh Baney, and Chris and Kyle Zeigler; a great grandson and a great granddaughter. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Roxanne Baney.
Memorial services will be held in the Myers Funeral Home of Mechanicsburg, at 2 p.m., on Tuesday, June 24th, with Reverend Peter S. Bergstresser and Reverend David Schrefler officiating. A visitation will be held Tuesday from 1-2 p.m., in the funeral home. Burial will be in St. Paul's Lutheran Church Cemetery, at convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association, 3544 North Progress Avenue, Suite 202, Harrisburg, PA 17110 or Sarah Todd Nursing Home, 1000 West South Street, Carlisle, PA 17013.
U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 <http://www.ancestry.com>
Name: Keith L Baney
Birth Year: 1925
Race: White, citizen (White)
Nativity State or Country: Pennsylvania
County or City: Cumberland
Enlistment Date: 2 Nov 1943
Enlistment State: Pennsylvania
Enlistment City: Harrisburg
Branch: No branch assignment
Branch Code: No branch assignment
Grade Code: Private
Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
Source: Civil Life
Education: 4 years of high school
Civil Occupation: Student Codes 0x, 2x, 4x and 6x as pertain to students will be converted, for machine records purposes, to the code number 992.
Marital Status: Single, without dependents
Keith married Helen A. Waggoner, daughter of George Clement Waggoner and Barbara Stone, circa 1948. (Helen A. Waggoner was born on 23 Sep 1927 in Cumberland Co., PA and died after 2008 in Mechanicsburg, Cumberland Co., PA.)
Harrisburg Telegraph from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, March 25, 1947 - Page 12
Helen Waggoner Engaged to Wed
Mr. and Mrs. George C. Waggoner, 112 North York street, Mechanicsburg have announced the engagement of their daughter, Miss Helen A. Waggoner, to Keith L. Baney, son of Mr. and Mrs. S. H. Baney, 101 East Portland street, Mechanicsburg. Miss Waggoner is a graduate of Mechanicsburg High School and is employed with the State Treasury Department, Harrisburg. Mr. Baney, also a graduate of Mechanicsburg High School, is employed at Ritters Hardware Store, Mechanicsburg. He is a veteran of 27 months of service, having spent 18 months with the 101st Abn. Div. in European Theatre of Operations.