Rosale C. (Leckron) Hykes
August 31, 1938 - February 26, 2019
Rosale was the daughter of the late Nelson R. and Lillian C. (Byers) Leckron. She married Robert E. Hykes on November 24, 1956. Robert passed November 11, 1994.
Rosale served as organist for the former First Brethren Church in Hagerstown for 41 years. She also worked at Earl's Market in State Line for over 35 years. She was a 1956 graduate of Greencastle High School. Rosale attended Otterbein United Brethren Church in Greencastle and was a member of the former Trinity United Brethren Church in State Line. She was a founding member of our Middleburg/Mason-Dixon Historical Society and a member of Relay-For-Life. Rosalie's interests included reading, Puzzles, gardening, making her original cards, bird watching, baking, and crafts. She loved being with her family and enjoyed music, especially the Courier's, Charlie Zahn, and Maddie McNeil. Her family includes one daughter, Darlene Higgins and husband William of Greencastle; one granddaughter, Katie Rose Garber and husband Patrick of Huntingdon, PA; one step-grandson, Billy Higgins of Quincy, PA; one great-grandson Robert Landon Higgins of Greencastle, and one step-great-granddaughter Aidan Lorraine Higgins of Chambersburg, PA. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a grandson Robert W. Higgins, four brothers John E. Leckron, Earl L. Leckron, Harold A. Leckron, Roy F. Leckron and a sister Myrtle L. Hartle. Funeral services will be held March 2 at 2:00 from Otterbein United Brethren Church 146 Leitersburg St. Greencastle, PA with Rev. David G. Rawley officiating. Interment will be in the Beautiful View Cemetery in State Line, Washington County Maryland. The family will receive friends at the church on Saturday from 12:00 to 2:00. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given in her memory to Building Fund of Otterbein United Brethren Church 146 Leitersburg St. Greencastle, PA 17225. Arrangements are handled by the Harold M. Zimmerman Funeral Home in Greencastle. Online condolences may be expressed at: