Irvin L. Gerber, 81, of Lebanon, Pa., died Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, in his home.
He was born Saturday, April 2, 1932, to Elwood K. Gerber and Evelyn (Kuhn) Gerber in Mount Joy, Pa.
He was a member of Open Door Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the Marine Corps in the Korean War, and attended East Donegal High School, graduated from Bob Jones University and Ohio University. He taught full-time for 44 years, was a principal for 38 years, and a substitute teacher. Irvin was a soccer coach for Lebanon Christian Academy, enjoyed writing stories, fishing, hunting and wood working. He was devoted to his wife and family.
Surviving are wife, Nancy M. (Bryant) Gerber of Lebanon; children, Wayne S. spouse of Teri Gerber of Huron, Dennis I. spouse of Cheryl Gerber of Maken, Ga., Gregory A. Gerber of Cincinnati, Tina L. spouse of Paul Beiler of Fredericksburg, Pa., Terry L. spouse of Ray Albertson of South Mills, N.C., Samuel E. spouse of Susan Gerber of Hertford, N.C.; 17 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brothers, Christian Gerber of Lancaster, Pa., Charles Gerber of Millersville, Pa.; sister, Betty Woods of Lancaster.
Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, at Open Door Baptist Church, 875 Academy Drive, Lebanon. Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. at the church. Burial will be at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, Pa., with full military honors, following the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to Lebanon Christian Academy, 875 Academy Drive, Lebanon, PA 17042.
Christman's Funeral Home, Inc. is honored to serve the family with the arrangements. christmansfuneralhome.com.