2012-01-12 / Obituaries

Arnold R. DeShong

New Oxford, 71

Arnold R. DeShong, New Oxford, 71, died Friday, December 30, 2011, at his residence.

He was the husband of Darlene M. (Walker) De- Shong.

He was born September 4, 1940, in McConnellsburg, the son of the late Arnold DeShong and the late Hazel Hiles.

He was a member of the New Oxford Social & Athletic Club, a past member of the New Oxford and Abbottstown fire companies, and was employed by Shultz Chevrolet, Cooper Motors, Hanover Dodge and Racey Auto Sales.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three sons: Michael R. DeShong and his wife, Terri, Timothy S. DeShong and his wife, Theresa, and David T. DeShong and his companion, Chris, all of New Oxford; a stepson, Terry H. Gladfelter and his wife, Aimee, of Hampstead, Md.; a stepdaughter, Robin E. Golden, and her husband, Kenneth of New Oxford; seven grandchildren; five stepgrandchildren; 10 greatgrandchildren; a brother, Gerald DeShong of West Virginia; a sister, Diane Miller of West Virginia; and a stepbrother, Jimmy Hiles of West Virginia.

He was predeceased by a sister, JoAnne Miller.

Following cremation, the family received friends Tuesday, January 3, 2012, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Feiser Funeral Home Inc., New Oxford. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to the funeral home to help defray costs. Memories may be shared at www.feiserfuneralhome.com

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