Ellis A. Beibleheimer, 72, of Tamaqua, died November 30, 2018, in his home. He was the husband of Linda (Balliet) Beibleheimer. They were married 49 years on January 11, 2018. He worked for his father-in-law, at L.U. Balliet, Inc. delivering coal. He then owned and operated the coal business until May of this year. He was also a part time janitor at West Penn Elementary for the past two years, where he considered everyone there as part of his family. Born in Coaldale, he was the son of the late Ralph and Olive (Middlecamp) Beibleheimer. He was a member of Zion’s Stone Church of West Penn Township, where he previously served on the cemetery board. He was a member of the Tamaqua Class of 1965. Ellis faithfully and honorably served his country four years in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War era and was discharged in 1971. He loved spending time with his family and friends, who meant the world to him. He enjoyed hunting and working on the family farm and attending his Navy reunions. He was preceded in death by a brother Randall. Surviving in addition to his wife, are two daughters, Stacey, wife of Gary Clemson, and JoAnn, wife of Kyle Dunkelberger, both of Tamaqua; two sisters, Sandra, wife of William Evans of Orefield, and Elaine, wife of Martin Wingert, of Union, MO; four grandchildren, Molly and Brad Clemson and Ryan and Kayden Dunkelberger, and nieces and a nephew. Memorial service will be held at 11am of Friday, December 7, 2018, at Zion’s Stone Church, 45 Cemetery Rd, New Ringgold, PA 17960, with Rev. Russell Campbell officiating. Friends may call at the church on Friday, from 10-11am. Interment will be private in the church cemetery. Contributions in his name may be made to the church or Lehigh Valley Hospice, 2024 Lehigh St., Suite 100, Allentown, PA 18103. Hartman Funeral Home, 1791 West Penn Pike, Rte. 309, New Ringgold, is in charge of the funeral arrangements. Online registry and condolences may be signed at www.hartmanfuneralhomeinc.com.
Lehigh Valley Hospice
2024 Lehigh Street, Suite 100, Allentown PA 18103
Zion's Stone Church Of West Penn Township
45 Cemetery Road, New Ringgold PA 17960