William Robert Engle
Army vet, Mason was retired from Engle’s Marina
William Robert Engle passed away Saturday, December 8, 2012, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
He was born October 5, 1932, a son of William Engle and the late Elizabeth Engle.
At the time of his death, he resided in Fort Lauderdale but lived most of his life in Washington.
Mr. Engle attended Washington County schools and was a 1952 graduate of Washington High School. He also was a graduate of Penn Commerical College.
He served three years in the U.S. Army.
Surviving are his wife, Patricia Clark, whom he married in 1956; two daughters, Lori Martin and Darcy Bickerton (Paul); a brother-in-law, Byron Clark; a sister, Lona Vogeley (Bill); a brother, John (Loraine); grandchildren Amy, Faye and Tim Bickerton; stepgrandchildren Ashley (Ava) and Michael Bickerton; great-grandchildren Alexis and Adam Bickerton; and many nieces and nephews.
Deceased are a brother, Thomas (Becky), and a grandchild, Benjamin.
Mr. Engle was a partner in the family business, Engle’s Holiday Harbor Marina, until his retirement.
He was a life member and past master of Sunset Masonic Lodge 623, a 32nd-degree life member of Valley Coudersport, a 50-year member of Scottish Rite, life member of The Shrine and member of First United Presbyterian and Faith United Presbyterian churches, where he served as an elder. He was commander of Ten Mile Yacht Club and a life member of U.S. Power Squadron.
Mr. Engle was an avid NASCAR fan, collected and refurbished antique Mustang cars and raced boats with his father and brothers.
A private memorial service is planned for a later date.