Gordon L. Shockey, 70

October 02, 2009

MARCH 5, 1939-SEPT. 30, 2009

Gordon L. Shockey, 70, of Meridian Drive, Hagerstown, Md., passed away Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2009, at Washington County Hospital.

Born March 5, 1939, in Waynesboro, Pa., he was the son of the late Roy C. and Verna M. (Johnson) Shockey.

He was a veteran of the United States Army.

He was employed by the Review & Herald Publishing Co. of Hagerstown for many years, retiring in 2001.

He was a member of Willowbrook Seventh-day Adventist Church, serving as deacon.

He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Joanne (Miller) Shockey, whom he married Oct. 7, 1962; sons Michael L. Shockey and Charles G. Shockey, both of Hagerstown; sisters Virginia M. Winders of Hagerstown and Gwendolyn K. Bergey of Boonsboro; brother Leonard D. Shockey of Hagerstown; nieces; and nephews.

He was preceded in death by brother Herbert M. Shockey.

Services will be Sunday Oct. 4, 2009, at 2:30 p.m. at Willowbrook Seventh-day Adventist Church with Pastor Tim Crosby officiating. Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery Cascade, Md. The family will receive friends Saturday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at J.L. Davis Funeral Home, Smithsburg, Md.

The Herald-Mail Articles