Larry Hempleman, age 68, formerly of Lancaster, passed away April 28, 2013. He was born to Ivan and Mabel Yontz Hempleman, on October 17, 1945, in Carroll. He was a Liberty Union High School Class of ‘63 graduate. He worked at Anchor Hocking from 1966 until 2008. He was a NASCAR fan and an avid fisherman. He was known as the “Silver Candle Maker” on his ham radio because of his love of candle making.
He is survived by his son, Kevin (Heather) Hempleman of Thurston; daughters, Melissa (Jeff) Camp and Tonia (Harlod) O’Connor of Baltimore; grandchildren, Taylor Hempleman, Natalie and Travis Camp, Devin, Marissa, and Kolton O’Connor; and good friend and mother of his children, Peggy Miller of Baltimore.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral service is at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 2, 2013, at the Johnson-Smith Funeral Home, Baltimore, officiated by Reverend Jill Dunlap. Caring Cremation will follow.
Online condolences can be made at www.funeralhome.com