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Donal Lee Sherrard Jr., 44

July 02, 2010
  • Donal Lee Sherrard Jr.

JUNE 13, 1966-JUNE 30, 2010

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Donal Lee Sherrard Jr., 44, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died Wednesday, June 30, 2010, at Winchester (Va.) Medical Center.

Born June 13, 1966, in Amherst, Ohio, he was the son of Kathryn Ann Kropf Sherrard of Hedgesville, W.Va., and the late Donal Lee Sherrard Sr.

He was a Christian. He earned a bachelor of science degree in Parks and Recreation and had worked as a naturalist at Cacapon State Park. He retired, due to disability, from FedEx, where he had worked as a forklift operator. Donal was very active with the Hagerstown Junior Football League and had served as coach of Warm Springs Junior Football League and the Berkeley Springs Junior Wrestling League. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and cooking.

In addition to his mother, Mr. Sherrard is survived by his wife, Teresa Lynn Lefever Sherrard, at home; three sons, Daniel Logan Sherrard and Tyler Christian Sherrard, both of Berkeley Springs and Jonathan Andrew Bible of Suffolk, Va.; one daughter, Christina Marie Hetzer of Berkeley Springs; one brother, Steven Hamilton Sherrard of Martinsburg, W.Va.; and one nephew, Ryan Hamilton Sherrard of Martinsburg.


In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by one niece, Katelyn Marie Sherrard.

Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, July 3, 2010, at Union Chapel United Methodist Church, 10123 Valley Road, Berkeley Springs, with Pastor Patricia Watson officiating. Interment with graveside military honors will be at Oakland Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, 95 Union St., Berkeley Springs and one hour before the service at the church Saturday. The funeral home will be open from noon to 8 p.m. Friday for the convenience of family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Donal L. Sherrard Jr., Education Fund, 40 Sticky Kline Road, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411.

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