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Charles Leroy Bitner

February 5, 1960 ~ October 20, 2018 (age 58)

Charles Leroy Bitner Jr, 58, of Carlisle, PA passed away October 20, 2018. He was born February 5, 1960 in Carlisle to Charles Leroy Bitner Sr. and the late Adrienne Peiper.

Charles owned and operated his own business, Payless Auto Sales, for 20 years and worked for Lupfer's Transmission, Inc. and Americas Auto Auction. He was the president of the Carlisle Area NASCAR Club and a member of the Turnpike Ramblers, Moose Lodge 761, VFW Post 477, VFW Post 8851, American Legion Post 101 and F.O.E 1299. Charles loved spending time with family, fishing and boating, riding his Harley Davidson, racing cars and helping others.

In addition to his father, Charles is survived by his loving wife, Judith (Chaposky) Bitner of Carlisle; children, Charles L. Bitner III and wife, Tasha, Christy Hershey and husband, Jason and Brandy Bitner; grandchildren, Hennesy Strine and Alex Hershey; and siblings, Calvin Roth and Virginia Keck. He is preceded in death by his brother, Samuel Roth and step-father, Howard Peiper.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 11:00 AM in the Hollinger Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 501 N. Baltimore Ave., Mt. Holly Springs, PA 17065 with Irvin Tingle Officiating. A viewing will begin at 9:00 AM until the service and burial will be held in the Westminster Memorial Gardens. Visit for condolences to the family.

"A motorcycle ride in memory of Chuck will take place in the procession from the funeral home to the cemetery for anyone who would like to take part."

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