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Edward Milton Staley
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Obituary for Edward Milton Staley

Edward Milton Staley, age 76, of Unionville, died Friday, Sept. 29, 2017 at his home.

Born Nov. 17, 1940 in Frederick, he was the son of the late Francis Summers Staley and Laura Shafer Staley. He was the husband of G. Kaye Staley, his wife of 48 years.

Mr. Staley was a life-long farmer. As an adolescent he moved with his parents to a farm in Unionville, where he currently resided. Through the years he was a dairy and grain farmer, with his wife working right beside him. In 1989 they discontinued the dairy operation, but maintained grain farming. They also did a small amount of custom harvesting.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are sister and brother-in-law, Kay Frances and Donald Harbaugh of Unionville, and a niece, nephew, great-nieces and great-nephew. He is also survived by several sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, and numerous other nieces and nephews.

There will be no public visitation or service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Frederick County, P.O. Box 1799, Frederick, MD 21702.

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Services are private.

Memorial Contribution

Hospice of Frederick County

P.O. Box 1799
Frederick, MD 21702

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