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Russel Eugene Ocker, 90

November 25, 2008

JAN. 20, 1918-NOV. 22, 2008

MAUGANSVILLE - Russel Eugene Ocker, 90, of Maugansville, died Saturday, Nov. 22, 2008, at Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown.

Born Jan. 20, 1918, in Maugansville, he was the son of the late Cyrus Russel and Vesta Hause Ocker.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruby Celeste Mauck Ocker.

He was a 1935 graduate of Hagerstown High School.

He retired in 1981 after 41 years of service as a chemist at Fairchild Aircraft in Hagerstown.

He attended Maugansville Bible Brethren.

He is survived by one daughter, Sylvia J. Alsip of Maugansville; one son, Gerald Ocker of Clear Spring; one niece; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

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He was preceded in death by one son, Larry E. Ocker, and two brothers, Harold Ocker and Allen Ocker.

Services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, Hagerstown. Pastor Dick Heckman will officiate. Burial will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery.

Friends will be received Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Maugansville Bible Brethren c/o The Church Building Fund, 17904 Binkley Ave., Maugansville, MD 21767.

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