Richard A. HamrickObituaries Wednesday, March 6th, 2013 Would you like to receive e-mail alerts when we have breaking news? Click here!
Richard A. Hamrick, 73, of Elk Garden, passed away Sunday, March 3, 2013, at Western Maryland Regional Medical Center in Cumberland surrounded by his wife and family.
Born Nov. 18, 1939, in Cumberland, he was the son of the late Carl R. and Dora Mildred Mauk Hamrick. Also preceding him in death were three sisters, Sue Welch, Brenda Moore and Rue Worles.
He was a graduate of Hampshire High School and retired from Potomac Edison after 37 years of service. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He never met a stranger and loved talking with everyone he met.
Surviving are his loving wife of 36 years, Charlotte Dunithan Hamrick; a son, Richard Hamrick and wife Aliesha of Morgantown; a granddaughter, Cecelia J. Hamrick, a student at Winona State University; a special niece, Tracey Burdock; and several other nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held today, Wednesday, March 6, at 11 a.m. in the Nethken Hill United Methodist Church, Elk Garden, with the Rev. Matthew Paugh officiating.
Inurnment, following cremation according to his request, will be in the Nethken Hill Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, Blue Ridge Chapter, 1700 MacCorkle Ave SE, Suite 141, Charleston, WV 25314, in honor of his niece, Courtney Fox Dunithan.
Burdock-Fredlock Funeral Home, PA, Kitzmiller, Md., is in charge of the arrangements.