William R. Mahone, 74

NOV. 21, 1936-AUG. 28, 2011

August 28, 2011
  • William R. Mahone
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William Roger Mahone, 74, of Hagerstown, Md., died Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011, at Meritus Medical Center.

Born Nov. 21, 1936, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late James F. and Gladys V. Renner Mahone.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Elsie Marie Morningstar Mahone, on April 15, 1997.

He served in the U.S. Navy.

He retired from Western Maryland Railroad after 42 years of service.

He was a member of St. John’s Episcopal Church.

He was a member of Washington County AMVETS Post 10.

He is survived by three daughters, Rhonda Mahone, Penny Rooney and Billie Jo Hess and husband, Ricky; one son, Tony Reeder and wife, Julie; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and his dog, Jack.

He was preceded in death by a brother, James Mahone.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. Elder Raymond Young will officiate.

Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park.

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

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Humane Society of Washington County, P.O. Box 367, Hagerstown, MD  21740.

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