Mr. Johnny K. Hedrick, 80, a resident of Maysville, passed away early Wednesday, morning, Oct. 10, 2012, peacefully in his sleep, in Heartland of Keyser in Keyser.
He was born July 7, 1932, at Whitmer, a son of the late Harness Hedrick and the late Mae Conard Hedrick.
On May 17, 1957, he was married to Peggy Harper Hedrick, who survives in Maysville.
Also surviving are one son, Robert K. Hedrick and wife Cindie Hedrick of Baldwin, Md.; one grandson, Nathanael K. Hedrick and wife, Karen, of Refton, Pa.; one granddaughter, Elise C. Hedrick Burghauser and husband. Jason, of Whiteford, Md.; two stepgrandsons, Ryan McGehee and Tyler McGehee of Baltimore, Md.; and one great-grandson, Jonathan Keith Hedrick.
Also preceding him in death was one infant son.
Mr. Hedrick was a retired machinist for the past 20 years and enjoyed relaxing on his farm with his wife and family. He was a member of Whitmer United Methodist Church.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. today at Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. On Saturday, Oct. 13, he will be moved to Whitmer United Methodist Church for visitation from 10 until 11 a.m., the funeral hour. Pastor Bob D'Angelo will officiate, and interment will follow in Laurel Hill Cemetery near Whitmer where presentation of the American flag will be made by members of the West Virginia National Guard Honor Guard Program.
At the request of the family, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Bible Society, 1865 Broadway, New York, NY 10023-7505 or to the Whitmer United Methodist Church, in care of Pam White, P.O. Box 227, Whitmer, WV 26296. Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Johnny K. Hedrick. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.