2013-02-06 / Obituaries

Aaron J. Hoopengardner Hancock, 37

Aaron John Hoopengardner, 37, of Hancock, died Saturday February 2, 2013, at University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Md.

Born, April 10, 1975, in Cumberland, Md., he was the son of Alton B. Hoopengardner of Warfordsburg, and the late Alleene M. Frost Hoopengardner.

He was a 1993 graduate of Southern Fulton High School, Warfordsburg, and Frostburg State University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1998.

He was a self-employed computer consultant and operator of Hilltop Farms.

He was a member of the local, county and state grange, where he was an officer and a member of the executive committee.

He was a member of the Sons of the American Legion and Beaver Creek Country Club.

He worshipped at Buck Valley Christian Church and sang in the church choir.

Besides his father he is survived by two sisters: Angela Fentress and husband Craig of Hancock, Md., and Anne Motz and husband, John of Vienna, Va.; one brother, Adam S. Hoopengardner and wife Lisa of Hagerstown; nieces and nephews: Tristan and Noah Motz, Emma Fentress, Mae and Gavin Hoopengardner.

He was preceded in death by nephews, Jonah and Carter Motz.

Services were held Wednesday, February 6, at 11 a.m. at Buck Valley Christian Church, Warfordsburg. Rev. Scott Gibbs officiated. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hixon Bible Camp, c/o Craig Fentress, Treasurer, 15143 High Germany Road, Hancock, MD 21750. Online condolences at www.grovefh.com

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