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James E. Izer

Friday, June 4, 2021 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home

Saturday, June 5, 2021 at 10:00 am

Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home


James Emmanuel Izer, 77, of Hagerstown, MD, passed away, Sunday, May 30, 2021, at his home.

Born Saturday, March 18, 1944 in Hagerstown, MD, he was the son of the late Richard E. Izer and the late Mary Lydia (Myers) Izer.

He graduated from South Hagerstown High School in 1962. He was employed with MCI for 34 years and 8 months. James was an avid stamp and coin collector.

He is survived by his wife of 12 years, Sharon Lee Izer; brother, Richard Izer, Jr. of Hagerstown, MD; sisters, Nancy Wise of McConnelsburg, PA and Caroll Haines of Hagerstown, MD; daughter, Danielle Shank and husband Mike; sons, Jeremy Custer and wife Melissa and Harlee Custer and wife Amouritta all of Hagerstown, MD; grandchildren, Jonathan, Nicholas, Joseph, Mackenzie, Emerson, Hailey, Hayden, and Alexandra; great grandchildren, Jonathan Jr., Brayden, and Orion; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Patricia Ann Izer in 2007; and brother, John Myers.

Services will be held Saturday, June 5, 2021, at 10:00 am, at the Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North Hagerstown, MD, with the Rev. Shane Wilt officiating.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home, Friday, June 4, 2021, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

Interment will be at the Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Hagerstown, MD.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742 or West End Baptist Church, 59 Winter St., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

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My prayers go out to the family. Worked with Like from 1986 until his retirement. Always a nice individual.

Brent Taylor
Hagerstown, MD

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