Robert P. Gaver, 66

February 25, 2011

OCT. 17, 1944-FEB. 24, 2011

Robert Philip Gaver, 66, of West Baltimore Street, Hagerstown, Md., passed away Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011 at his home.

Born Oct. 17, 1944 in Hagerstown, he was the son of Ruth B. (Sherwood) Gaver Wade of Williamsport, Md., and the late Richard E. Gaver.

He was a 1962 graduate of Smithsburg High School, and attended the University Of Maryland.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving during the Vietnam War.

He was employed by AT&T.

He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church of Smithsburg.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by daughter, Melissa Clowser and husband, Keith, of Hagerstown; son, Vince Gaver of Chapel Hill, N.C.; brother, Charles Gaver Sr. and wife, Jackie, of Hagerstown; grandchildren, Taylor Clowser and Keirstin Clowser, and nephew. Charles Gaver Jr.

There will be no viewing.

A graveside service will be held Tuesday, March 1, 2011 at 11 a.m. at Smithsburg Cemetery, with Pastor Virgil Cain officiating.

Memorial donations may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 217, Smithsburg MD 21783, or to VA Center of Martinsburg, 510 Butler Ave., Martinsburg WV 25405.

Arrangements were made by J.L. Davis Funeral Home of Smithsburg.

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