Robert Wayne Rinehart, 78
Robert Wayne Rinehart, 78, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away peacefully at Meritus Medical Center from congestive heart failure and kidney failure on Sept. 29, 2017.
Born Nov. 10, 1938, in Hagerstown, he was the son of Robert Roy and Jane (Springer) Rinehart, who preceded him in death.
He was a 1956 graduate of Hagerstown High School and a member of Broadfording Church of the Brethren.
He was employed by Pangborn Corp. for 37 1/2 years, retiring after the Hagerstown plant closed in 2000.
Wayne is survived by his wife of 50 years, Pamela M. Rinehart; one son, Richard Wayne Rinehart and wife, Roxanne Young, of Ellicott City, Md.; one daughter, Lisa Jane Rinehart of Hagerstown; one sister, Jo Ellen Daley and husband, Harry, of Greencastle, Pa.; four grandchildren; three nieces; four great-nephews; and two great-nieces.
Robert was a social member of Harry D. Ziegler VFW Post 6319 in Greencastle, Loyal Order of Moose 842, AMVETS Post 224 in Chambersburg, Pa., and AARP.
He and his wife enjoyed playing cards in various 500 Card Clubs within the Tri State area.
There will be no viewing or visitation. Pastor Herb Busick will conduct a graveside service at Manor Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Tilghmanton, Md., on Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, for family and friends at 1 p.m.
Wayne will be greatly missed by all, especially by his cherished pets, Jake and Simon.
In lieu of flowers, please donate supplies or food to your favorite animal shelter in Wayne's memory. "Rest in Peace, BD"
Arrangements have been entrusted to Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.douglasfiery.com.