Linn S. Lightner, 79, of Camp Hill died Sunday, December
7, 2014 in Plymouth, MI while visiting with his daughter.
He passed away from injuries sustained after being struck
by a vehicle while taking a walk.
He attended Marysville Schools and graduated from
Susquenita High School. He earned his undergraduate and
graduate degrees in engineering from Penn State University
and was a registered professional engineer. He served two
tours of duty with the US Army and was discharged with the
rank of Captain. He was retired from the former AMP, Inc
where he worked for nearly 36 years, holding various
engineering and management positions.
He was a member of
Camp Hill United Methodist Church, PA Pump Primers
(antique fire truck enthusiasts) and the related national
organization (SPAAMFAA), The PA National Fire Museum,
Antique Automobile Club of America, and the Model T Ford
Club International. He was also a life member of the Penn
State Alumni Association, Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity, and
a member and past master of Lowther Manor Masonic Lodge of
Camp Hill. He played in the 1947 & 1948 Little League
World Series and continues to meet with his teammates
twice a month. In addition to antique fire trucks, his
interests included spending time at his beach home in
Rehoboth Beach, DE, antique toy collecting, visiting his
daughters, and reading extensively.
He was born August 10, 1935 in Marysville to the late Linn
C. and Mary (Deckard) Lightner. He was also preceded in
death by his wife, Andrea (Daum) Lightner and sisters,
MaryLou Harding and Jessica Booz.
He is survived by three daughters, Stephanie Foundoulis
(Mike) of Laguna Hills, CA, Jennifer Serfas (Mark) of
Aliso Viejo, CA, and Allison Phillips (Andy) of Plymouth,
MI; seven grandchildren, Jamie, Haley, Matt, Natalie,
Ryan, Tyler, and Olivia; and his mother-in-law, Ruth Daum.
Visitation will be Saturday, December 20th from 9:30am
until Memorial Services at 11am at
Camp Hill United Methodist Church.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions are requested to
Camp Hill United Methodist Church, 417 S. 22nd Street,
Camp Hill, Pa 17011 or to the
Pennsylvania National Fire Museum, 1820 North 4th
Street, Harrisburg, PA 17102
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