Charles Victor Gearhart, 88, of Hagerstown, MD, passed away Thursday, August 27, 2020, at Doey’s House.
Born October 17, 1931, in Hagerstown, MD, he was the son of the late William Preston and Mary Gearhart.
Charles was preceded in death by his loving wife, JoAnn (Rawls) Gearhart in 2004.
He was a veteran of the US Army, serving during the Korean War.
Charles retired from Holcim Cement Plant in Hagerstown after 37 years of employment.
He was an avid farmer and enjoyed hunting and fishing. Charles loved spending time with his family.
He is survived by a son, Charles William Gearhart; 2 sisters, Mary Clark and Peggy Gearhart; 2 grandchildren, Becky and husband, Jimmy, and Ashley and wife, Dorothy; and 4 great-grandchildren, JoJo, Ryan, Vista, and Angel.
In addition to his parents and wife, Charles was preceded in death by a son, Edward A. Gearhart; a sister, Frances “Sis” Sarco; and a brother, William “Bill” Gearhart.
Services will be held on Wednesday, September 2, 2020, at 12:00 pm at Donald Edwin Thompson Funeral Home, Inc., 13607 National Pike, Clear Spring, MD. The Rev. Rachel Black will officiate. Interment will follow at Green Lawn Cemetery, Williamsport, MD.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday two hours prior to the service from 10 am to 12pm.
Due to current COVID-19 regulations, facial coverings are required and social distancing will be practiced.
Memorial donations may be made to Donald Edwin Thompson Funeral Home, Inc., P.O. Box 310, Clear Spring, MD 21722 to assist with funeral expenses.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.thompsonfhinc.com.
Donald Edwin Thompson Funeral Home, Inc. is honored to serve the family.