Richard Leroy Shilling Sr., 59

December 16, 2009

MARCH 26, 1950-DEC. 14, 2009

Richard Leroy Shilling Sr., 59, of Falling Waters, W.Va., went to be with the Lord on Monday, Dec. 14, 2009.

Born March 26, 1950, in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of Elizabeth Peterson Shilling of Falling Waters and the late Merle Shilling.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Sue; a daughter, Patricia A. Shilling of Hagerstown; a son, Richard L. Shilling Jr. and wife, Tammy, of Clear Spring, Md.; stepchildren, Monica Sponsler, Melinda Petty-John, Melissa Miller, Dale Shoop and Dean Shoop of Hagerstown and Pennsylvania; a brother, Wayne Shilling; three grandchildren; six stepgrandchildren; and three nieces.

He was a member of Apostolic Church of Maryland.

He was employed by AC&T.

Funeral services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. Pastor Scott Hose will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.


The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from 7 to 9 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Apostolic Church of Maryland, c/o Richard L. Shilling Jr., 15823 Broadfording Road, Clear Spring, MD 21722.

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