William Edison Shank Sr., 93, of Clear Spring, MD, passed away Sunday, December 29, 2019.
Born September 4, 1926, in Washington County, MD, he was the son of the late Silas Thomas Shank and Helen Christina (Helser) Shank.
William was preceded in death by his loving wife, Retha Jane (Hovermale) Shank on November 24, 2017.
He was a member of Broadfording Church of God in Hagerstown and was formerly employed with Washington County Hospital.
William enjoyed woodworking and handcrafted many walking sticks, canes, and totem poles.
He is survived by three daughters, Connie Fiorita, Kim Burtner, and Salina Shank; three sons, William Jr., Gary, and Kevin Shank; two brothers, Robert and Eugene Shank; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, William was preceded in death by a sister, Jane Davis and two brothers, Thomas and Jack Shank.
There will be no viewing or visitation.
Graveside Services will be held on Monday, January 6, 2020 at 11:30 am at Broadfording Memorial Gardens, 16109 Broadfording Road, Hagerstown, MD with Pastor S. Dwight Morgan officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Broadfording Church of God, 16109 Broadfording Road, Hagerstown, MD 21740.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.thompsonfhinc.com.
Donald Edwin Thompson Funeral Home, Inc. is honored to serve the family.