Douglas N. Willman, 71

October 17, 2009

JUNE 1, 1938-OCT. 15, 2009

CLEAR SPRING - Douglas N. Willman, 71, of Mercersburg Road, Clear Spring, Md., passed away at the home of his brother, Terry, surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2009.

Born June 1, 1938, in Paramount, Md., he was the son of the late Robert Luther Willman and Lillian Florence Morganthall Willman.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 39 years, Genevieve Marie Hose Willman, in 2007.

He was a member of Paramount Baptist Church of Hagerstown and a former member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church of Clear Spring.


He retired in 2009 from The Herald-Mail Co., after 31 years of service. He was a 1956 graduate of Hagerstown High School. He was a member of Clear Spring Lions Club, Clear Spring Ambulance Club and served as the secretary in previous years, Clear Spring Volunteer Fire Co. and Hagerstown YMCA. He also was president of the Morganthall family reunion for approximately 15 years, a member of the 25 Year Club of The Herald-Mail Co., and a former member of the Mercersburg (Pa.) Moose Lodge.

He is survived by three stepdaughters, Debra E. Reed, Mazie S. Long and Patti J. Myers, all of Clear Spring; three sisters, Jean Evans, Marlene Willman and Deanna Morgan, all of Hagerstown; two brothers, Leroy Willman of Salisbury, Md., and Terry Willman of Clear Spring; and one stepgrandson, Jason Long.

Services will be Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2009, at 11 a.m. at Donald Edwin Thompson Funeral Home Inc., 13607 National Pike, Clear Spring. The Rev. Dr. Larry Rickard and the Rev. Ron Faith will officiate. Burial will be in Little Rose Hill Cemetery, Clear Spring. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday from 6 to 8 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

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