Jesse Linwood Miskell

Branch of service U S Navy served on USS Louisville
Entered service
Birth 11/9/1920
Died 12/19/2007
Buried Mountain View Cemetery


Mr. Jesse Linwood Miskell
As originally published on Saturday, December 22, 2007.


Jesse Linwood Miskell, 87, died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2007 at the Veteran's Administration Hospital, Martinsburg, W.Va.
     He was born, November 9, 1920. He was the son of the late Fairfax M. Miskell and Genevieve M. Stallings Miskell.
     He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II on the USS Louisville, where he earned 13 Battle Stars.
He worked for the B & O Railroad, as an engineer, for 39 years.
     He was a member of the American Legion, Moose Club, and Eagles Club of Brunswick.
He liked to hunt, fish and go crabbing with his friends.
     Jesse is of the Methodist faith.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Ethel I. "Diddie" Miskell; three sisters, Dora Athey, of Frederick, Virginia Campbell, of Charles Town, W.Va., and Madeline Pearl, of Jefferson; two brothers, William Miskell, of Damascus and Richard Miskell, of Hampstead; and a number of nieces and nephews.
     He was preceded in death by a daughter, Cheryl Miskell Johnson; two sisters, Catherine Mohr and Anna Eigenbrode; three brothers, Luther Miskell, Birtrand Miskell and Charles Miskell.
     Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 27 at Bast Funeral Home in Boonsboro. The Rev. Ernest Witmer will officiate. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery.
     Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home