Mechanicsburg, Pa. – Norval Henry Likes of Mechanicsburg, Pa., passed away on February, 22, 2018. He was born in Emporia, Kansas and traveled the seven seas while serving as a Chief Petty Officer for 20 years in the U.S. Navy. Once retired from the Navy, Hank worked as a civil service contractor. He was the founding president of the Ocean County Modelers Club at Lakehurst, NJ and was the owner of “Likesline” landing gear for model airplanes for 25 years. He was a licensed pilot and owner of a 1946 “Ercoupe” vintage aircraft. He was very active in Boy Scouts and was a Cub Scout Master.
Hank is predeceased by his mother Frances Likes, his father George Likes, sisters Mary Gibbs and Gertrude Read and brothers Chester and Charles Likes. Hank is survived by his loving wife Shirley Likes, his sister Karen Therrien of Derby, Kansas, his son Mark Likes, son Chris Likes and his wife Barbara, daughter Connie Fahim and husband Wagih, daughter Sherrie Shales, and 6 grandchildren including Cheryl, David, Jason, Jared, Ashlee and Bryan.
Hank will be buried at Ft. Indiantown Gap National Cemetery for Veterans with full gun salute and viewing/services will be held on February 27, 2018 at Kreamer Funeral Home 618 E. Main St in Annville, PA where flowers can be sent. At the family’s request, the funeral services will be private.
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune Feb. 25, 2018