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ROBERT ELIAS MCAFEE

July 5, 1934 ~ January 16, 2023 (age 88) 88 Years Old
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Robert Elias McAfee, 88, of Sabillasville, MD, passed away peacefully Monday, January 16, 2023, at his home.

Born, July 5, 1934, he was the son of the late Robert Hunter McAfee, and Minnie Nora DeLauter, of Foxville, Md.

Rob farmed all his life, worked for 18 years as a maintenance/carpenter worker for the State of Maryland. He was a lifetime member of Mt. Moriah Lutheran Church, South Mountain Rod and Gun Club, Waynesboro Fish and Game Club, Blue Ridge Sportsmen Club, and Thurmont Grange.

Rob was a kind, gracious, selfless, humble soul, who had an unwavering and unbeatable work ethic, not only towards his work, but every aspect of his life.  He was a friend to everyone he met.

Rob was an avid hunter and fisherman.

He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Dorothy McAfee, children; Robin Portner (Robert), Barbara Grove, and Jeffrey McAfee (Karen), 6 grandchildren; Rebecca, Megan, Jeremy, Joshua, Ashley, and Justin, 9 great-grandchildren; Sadie, Hannah, Caleb, Evelyn, Hailey, Elias, Wyatt, Nora, and Tess. He had numerous brother and sister-in-laws, nieces and nephews, and two special friends Ed Brown and Dale Hurley.  In addition to his parents, Rob was preceded in death by his brother; James McAfee, sister; Mary Louise Clabaugh, son-in-law; Jerry Grove, Aunt; Sadie DeLauter, and he is the last of the twenty 1st cousins.

"Remember it is not what you gather in life, but how you spread it."

A viewing will be held at Mt. Moriah Lutheran Church, Foxville, MD, on Thursday, January 19, 2023, from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm. Funeral service will be Friday, January 20, 2023, at 11:00 am, at the church, family will receive friends one hour prior.  The service will be officiated by Pastor Julie Brigham and Pastor Andrew Brown with interment following at Browns Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Mt. Moriah Lutheran Church, Foxville, MD, or Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church, Foxville, MD, or Frederick County Hospice, Frederick, MD.

ArrangeMents were made by J.L. Davis Funeral Home, Smithsburg, Maryland, and online condolences can be offered at www.jldavisfh.com.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
January 19, 2023

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Mt. Moriah Lutheran Church
Foxville Deerfield Road
Sabillasville, MD 21780

Visitation
Thursday
January 19, 2023

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Mt. Moriah Lutheran Church
Foxville Deerfield Road
Sabillasville, MD 21780

Funeral Service
Friday
January 20, 2023

11:00 AM
Mt. Moriah Lutheran Church
Foxville Deerfield Road
Sabillasville, MD 21780

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