William R. Iseminger, 76

NOV. 11, 1936-JUNE 13, 2013

June 13, 2013
  • Iseminger

William Rhodes (Bill) Iseminger, 76, of Funkstown, Md., died on Thursday, June 13, 2013, at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Md.

Born Nov. 11, 1936, in Funkstown, he was the son of the late William Garis and Elsie Elizabeth Rhodes Iseminger.

He began working at Mack Trucks in 1968 as a heat treat foreman, and later became a metallurgist, after completing several college courses. He retired in 2000. Prior to his career at Mack Trucks, he owned Hub City Esso in Hagerstown, and Myersville Esso. Prior to that he worked at Eastern Products, and Fairchild.

He was a lifetime member of Western Maryland Sportsmans Club.

He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Funkstown.

Bill was a family man. He taught his children what family was all about. He enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, fishing, boating, camping, gardening, and having cookouts with his family. He also enjoyed wood working, photography, working on his computer surfing the web, and listening to music.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley Ann Iseminger; three daughters, Lori Ann Robinson and spouse, Lauren Keith Robinson, of Cearfoss, Brenda Lynn Bevan and spouse, Earl Bevan, of Hagerstown, Patricia Ellen Babbie and spouse, Tony Ellis Babbie, of Funkstown; one son, David William Iseminger of Boonsboro, Md.; one brother, Robert G. Iseminger and spouse, Bonnie Iseminger, of Waynesboro, Pa.; six grandchildren, Deanna Iseminger, Brandon Yarbrough, David Iseminger, Ashley Babbie, Trisha Bevan, and Wesley Babbie; one great-grandchild, Alexis Iseminger; several nieces and nephews; and his beloved dog "Buddy."

He was preceded in death by one sister, Betty Stahl, and her late spouse, Richard Stahl.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p m. Monday at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. Pastor Jeff Casto will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

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