2008-10-02 / Obituaries

Boyd M. Gearhart Sr.

Hancock, 45

Boyd Gearhart Sr., 45, Hancock, died Monday, September 29, 2008, at Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown, Md.

Born May 15, 1963, in Berkeley Springs, W.Va., he was the son of Betty L. Hull Gearhart of Hancock and the late Boyd Andrew Gearhart.

He was a 1981 graduate of Hancock High School.

He was employed with Save-ALot in Hancock.

He was of the Protestant faith.

He was a coach for the Pee Wee Panther Football in Hancock.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Brenda Lee Keefer Gearhart, whom he married May 15, 1990, in Hagerstown; a daughter, Brittany Gearhart, at home; a son, Boyd M. Gearhart Jr., at home; four sisters: Barbara Hull and Wilma Pierce, both of Hancock; Margaret Stilhamer, Hagerstown; Michele Wright, Breezewood; and a brother, Mike Gearhart, Hancock.

He was preceded in death by grandparents: Mayberry and Marge Hull, Bessie Barthalow Gearhart Gordon, Andrew Gordon and stepgrandfathere John Gordon.

Services will be held Thursday, October 2, at 11:00 a.m., at Hancock United Methodist Church. Burial will be made in Stone Bridge Cemetery, Hancock.

The family will receive friends at Hancock United Methodist Church, Wednesday, October 1, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Thursday.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions may be made to Grove Funeral Home, PO Box 368, Hancock, MD 21750, to help defray funeral expenses.

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