Wallace Larkin Kershner was born on 17 Oct 1924 in White Sulphur Springs, Greenbrier, West Virginia, USA a child of Paris Larkin Kershner and Eula Jane Vandevender Kershner.
Wallace Kershner was counted in the census on 14 Apr 1930 in Morgantown, Monongalia, West Virginia, USA, as a 5 year-old male, single, white, son. Also in the house, his father, Paris L Kershner, mother, Eula K Kershner, and siblings; Harold Kershner and John Kershner.
He lived in Morgantown, Monongalia, West Virginia, USA on 01 Apr 1935.
Wallace Kershner was counted in the census on 08 Apr 1940 in Roanoke, Virginia, USA as a 15 year-old male, single, white, son, helper in produce retail. Also in the home was his father, Peris Kershner, mother, Eula Kershner, and siblings, Harold Kershner, John Kershner, Robert Kershner and Janice Kershner.
He enlisted in the military on 16 Nov 1942 in Richmond, Virginia, USA. He served in World War II as a member of a B-17 flight crew and subsequently spent eighteen months in a Germany POW camp.
When he was 22, he married Maxine Yvonne “Bonnie” Sayers on 20 Dec 1946 in Roanoke, Virginia, USA.
CAMDEN – It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Wallace L. Kershner (Camden, South Carolina), born October 17, 1924 in White Sulfur Springs, West Virginia. He passed away peacefully at home on September 1, 2021, at the age of 96.
He served in World War II as a member of a B-17 flight crew and subsequently spent eighteen months in a Germany POW camp. Wallace worked as a supervisor at DuPont in Camden prior to his retirement. He loved to hunt and fish, and was an avid gardener.
He is predeceased by his wife Yvonne (Bonnie) Sayers Kershner; and brothers, John Kershner and Robert Kershner. He is survived by his brother, Harold Kershner; sister, Janice Kershner King; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff, with burial to follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Saturday, September 4, 2021
Powers Funeral Home
832 Ridgeway Rd
Lugoff, South Carolina, United States
On January 30, 2022, Wallace Kershner was listed as a deceased brother in the obituary of Harold B. Kershner.