Robert L. Monninger, 75

MAY 16, 1938-JULY 15, 2013

July 16, 2013
  • Monninger

Robert Lee Monninger, 75, of Leitersburg-Smithsburg Road in Smithsburg, Md., passed away Monday, July 15, 2013, at his home, surrounded by his loving family and friends.

Born May 16, 1938, in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of the late Roy V. and Florence V. (Thomas) Monninger.

He attended Smithsburg High School.

He retired from Supreme Block Co. in 2004 after 28 years of service.

He attended Black Rock Bible Church in Hagerstown.

Robert enjoyed hunting trips to West Virginia over the years with his friends and loved to hunt with his grandsons.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Shirley I. (Garnand) Monninger, whom he married Aug. 22, 1958; one son, Doug Monninger and fiancée, Leslie, of Wolfsville; two daughters, Dian Faulders and husband, Roland, and Dodie Monninger, all of Smithsburg; two sisters, Rose Brinkley and husband, Frank, of Boonsboro, and Becky Rohrer and husband, Gerald, of Rohrersville; one brother, Raymond Monninger of Boonsboro; grandchildren, Daniel and wife, Amy, Amanda and companion, Kyle, Bryan and Lyndsie; great-grandchildren, Noah, Kaleb, Gabe and Lyla; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, infant Lester Monninger, Vick Monninger and Charles Monninger.

Services will be Friday, July 19, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Black Rock Bible Church, Hagerstown, with Pastor Matthew Robinson officiating. Burial will be in Brown's Cemetery, Foxville, Md.

The family will receive friends Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Black Rock Bible Church. The doors will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at J.L. Davis Funeral Home for the convenience of the public before visitation at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Meritus Medical Center External Transport Unit, 11116 Medical Campus Road, Suite 1526, Hagerstown, MD 21742; or John R. Marsh Cancer Center, 11110 Medical Campus Road, Hagerstown, MD 21742.

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