William L. McNamee, 82

SEPT. 11, 1930-APRIL 1, 2013

April 02, 2013

William Luther McNamee, 82, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away, Monday, April 1, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center.

Born Thursday, Sept. 11, 1930, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late William H. McNamee and the late Gladys Irene Palmer McNamee.

Bill “Pap” worked for Cushwa Coal and Brick and Bock Oil Co. for more than 50 years. He was a man of few words but touched many lives with his kindness and heart of gold. He will be missed by many loved ones and especially by his best friend and dog, Tofi.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Emer June (Grumbine) McNamee; daughter, Vickie Keller and husband, Steve; son, Rodney McNamee and wife, Diane; sister, Mary Ruth Forsyth; grandchildren, Troy Keller and wife, Janel, Todd Keller and wife, Jennifer, Carrie Hartley and husband, Jay, Brock McNamee and Ashley McNamee; and great-grandchildren, Marcus, Camryn, Lakin, Calli and Mya Keller.

He was preceded in death by brother, Graham H. McNamee.

Services will be Thursday, April 4, 2013, at 1:30 p.m., at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd., Hagerstown, with Pastor George Snyder officiating.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday, April 3, 2013, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Interment will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Hagerstown.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society, Washington County Unit 1037, Haven Road, Hagerstown, MD 21742.

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