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William H. Rexrode, 89

MARCH 11, 1923-MARCH 24, 2012

March 26, 2012
  • William H. Rexrode
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William Hamilton Rexrode, 89, of Williamsport, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 24, 2012, at the VA Medical Center, Martinsburg, W.Va.

Born March 11, 1923, in Sugar Grove, W.Va., to the late George Hairim and Mertie Myrl Puffenbarger Rexrode.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy I. Green Rexrode, in 1989.

He was employed as a farmer with D.M. Ridenour. He also worked for Jones Oil Co., delivering gas for many years.

He was last employed with Arnold Graphics of Chambersburg, Pa.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving during World War II on the USS Sable and the USS Gray Lag.

He was of the Lutheran Faith.

He was a member of VFW in Sugar Grove, W.Va.

Survivors include daughter, Barbara Bingaman and her husband Bill of Leitersburg, Md.; daughter, Debra Jackson and her husband Syd of Hagerstown, Md.; daughter, Lisa Copeland of Hagerstown; son, Pete Rexrode and his wife Mae of Williamsport; son, Dennis Rexrode Sr. and his girlfriend Sue Miller of Williamsport; son, Dave Rexrode and his wife Kathy of Sugar Grove; brother, Charles Rexrode of Sugar Grove; sister, Thelma Watson of Charles Town, W.Va.; sister, Faye Bodkin of Sugar Grove; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren

He was predeceased by one daughter, Brenda Rexrode, and two sisters, Ruth Breece and Sadie Frye.

The family will receive friends at Osborne Funeral Home, 425 S. Conococheague St., Williamsport on Wednesday, March 28, 2012, from 6 to 8 p.m. The funeral home will be open after 9 a.m. Wednesday for the convenience of family and friends.

Funeral services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. with Pastor Victor Johnson officiating. Interment will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park Hagerstown.

The family requests the omission of flowers. Memorial donations may be made to VA Medical Center, 510 Butler Ave., Martinsburg, WV 25405

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