2011-05-07 / Obituaries

Robert M. Hetrick

Robert M. Hetrick, 74, of Mount Perry, died at 10:35 p.m. Monday, May 2, 2011.

He was born on August 17, 1936. He was a lifelong resident of Mount Perry. He was retired from Owens Corning Fiberglass after 23 years of service. He was a member of the American Legion Delaware Post, a former member of Mount Perry United Methodist Church and a member of Hopewell United Methodist Church. His hobby was John Deere antique tractors.

He is survived by four daughters, Judy Shepherd of Somerset, Debbie Trowbridge of Somerset, Brenda George of Thornville, and Kim Hetrick of the home; two sons, Steve Hetrick of Pataskala and Jeff Hetrick of Frazeysburg; seven grandchildren; two great grandchildren; and two brothers, Larry Hetrick and Jerry Hetrick, both of Somerset.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Lena Cecilia Hetrick; parents, Cloyd and Ethel Hetrick; one sister, Doris Williams; and two brothers, Byron Hetrick and Lester Hetrick.

Private family funeral services were held May 5, 2011, at William Thompson & Son Funeral Home, White Cottage, with Rev. John Edwards officiating. Burial was in Mount Perry Cemetery. A public memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m. Saturday, May 7, 2011 at Hopewell United Methodist Church in Glenford. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.

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