Gary W. Kretzer, 59

January 22, 2009

FEB. 19, 1949-JAN. 21, 2009

FALLING WATERS, W.Va. -- Gary Wayne Kretzer, 59, of Falling Waters, died Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2009, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Feb. 19, 1949, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Charles Edward Kretzer Sr. and Helen Virginia Edwards Kretzer.

He was a 1967 graduate of Boonsboro High School.

He was employed by Fleetwood Industries in Williamsport.

He attended the Tribe of Judah in Mount Lena.

He was a member of Teamsters Local 992 of Hagerstown.

He is survived by three sons, Rodney W. Davis of Walkersville, Md., Travis W. Kretzer of Frederick County, Md., and Darrin W. Kretzer of Waynesboro, Pa.; four sisters, Annamae Koontz of Coseytown, Pa., Janet Swope of Fairplay, Connie Burgan of Antietam and Mary Shipley of Williamsport; three brothers, Robert Kretzer and Donald Kretzer, both of Hagerstown, and Danny Kretzer of Fairmont, W.Va.; nine grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.


He was preceded in death by one brother, Charles Kretzer Jr.

Graveside services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Mountain View Cemetery, Sharpsburg. Pastor Donald Kretzer, Pastor Darrell Strite and the Rev. Robert Kretzer will officiate.

The family will receive friends Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Osborne Funeral Home, Williamsport, which will open at 9 a.m.

The family requests the omission of flowers.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Panhandle, 122 Waverly Court, Martinsburg, WV 25401.

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