2010-03-25 / Obituaries

Charles R. Divelbliss

Hancock, 79

Charles R. Divelbliss, 79, Hancock, died Monday, March 15, 2010, at Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown.

Born April 24, 1930, in Fulton County, he was the son of the late Joseph and Carrie Alice Diehl Divelbliss.

He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the U.S. Army.

He retired from Rayloc in Hancock.

He was a member of Grace Church of the Nazarene, Hancock.

He was a member of the Webster B. Harrison Post 26 American Legion, Hancock, and a charter member of the Hancock Rescue Squad.

Surviving are his wife, Olive M. Diehl Divelbliss, whom he married June 27, 1958, at Grace Church of the Nazarene; one sister, Mary Smith, Bedford; two brothers: Herbert Divelbliss, Crystal Spring, and Joseph Divelbliss Jr., Hagerstown; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Hew as preceded in death by four sisters: Hazel McCusker, Ethel Dively, Edna Hull and Ruth Stotler; and five brothers: Curtis, Thurman, James, Homer and Harold Divelbliss.

Funeral services were held Thursday, March 18, at 11:00 a.m., at Grove Funeral Home, Hancock. Rev. Willis Swope officiated. Burial, with a military service conducted by Tri-State Honor Guard, was held in Tonoloway Primitive Baptist Cemetery, near Hancock.

Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Church of the Nazarene.

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