<h1><img class="wp-image-36552 alignleft" src="https:\/\/mountainmedianews.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/13\/2019\/04\/Chally-Erb.jpg" alt="" width="210" height="280" \/>It is with heavy hearts that we learned of the passing of Chally Erb on Wednesday, Apr. 3. Chally was diagnosed with ALS, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, in 2015, but he didn\u2019t let it slow him down.<\/h1>\r\nA veteran, a performer, and a friend to everyone he met, his passing leaves a gaping hole in the community of Lewisburg.\r\n\r\nIn his memory, the <em>Mountain Messenger<\/em> is seeking submissions; a story, a quote, pictures, etc., that you have of this memorable man who helped shape the town into what it is today. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org before Wednesday, Apr. 10, at 5 p.m., for the Apr. 13 edition of the <em>Mountain Messenger<\/em>.