Russell Deimler, Sr., PhD

Dr. Russell Wayne Deimler, Sr., PhD, 61, of Mount Carmel, died Monday, April 24, 2017 in his home.

He was a retired guard at the Lewisburg Federal Prison, a custom golf club designer, former co-owner/operator LaPlaya Cancun Mexican Restaurant, Danville, a Marine Corps Veteran of the Vietnam War and a member of the Faith Tabernacle Congregation Church, Mechanicsburg.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, and is survived by his loving wife, Maria Yolanda Deimler; 8 children, 10 grandchildren and 10 brothers and sisters.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 11:00 am in the Fackler-Wiedeman Funeral Home, 2253 Derry St., Harrisburg with Pastor Rowland G. Foster, officiating. Burial in East Harrisburg Cemetery with Full Military Honors. A viewing will be held on Wednesday from 9:00 to 11:00 am in the funeral home, Harrisburg.