Herbert F. Renner Jr., 79

OCT. 9, 1932-MAY 31, 2012

June 01, 2012
  • Renner

Herbert Francis Renner Jr., 79, of Clear Spring, Md., went to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 31, 2012, at his home.

Born Oct. 9, 1932, in Shepherdstown, W.Va., he was the son of the late Herbert Francis Sr. and Laura Hazel Griffith Renner.

He was a 1951 graduate of Boonsboro High School, Boonsboro, Md.

He was employed by Mack Trucks Inc., of Hagerstown, Md., until retiring in 1986. After his retirement, Herbert started Renner's Renovation and Repair in 1989, and continued until 2011.

He was a member of Shenandoah Bible Baptist Church, Martinsburg, W.Va.

Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Carolyn Y. Poffenberger Renner of Clear Spring; daughter, Pam Sprecher of Afton, Wyo.; daughter, Brenda Sweigert of Woodbine, Md.; son, David Renner of Hamilton, Va.; son, Timothy Renner of Woodbridge, Va.; son, Mark Renner of Hagerstown; sister, Hazel Clark of Cearfoss, Md.; brother, Daniel Renner of Sharpsburg, Md.; 14 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at Osborne Funeral Home, 425 S. Conococheague St., Williamsport, Md., on Monday, June 4, from 6 to 8 p.m. The funeral home will be open after 1 p.m. Monday for the convenience of family and friends.

Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, June 5, at 1 p.m., with Pastor Jeff Owens officiating. Interment will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Hagerstown.

The family requests the omission of flowers. Memorial donations may made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742; or to Shenandoah Bible Baptist College Fund, 2251 Williamsport Pike, Martinsburg, WV 25404.

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