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Eugene Lemuel Hendershot

Saturday, January 15, 2022 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home

Saturday, January 15, 2022 at 12:00 pm

Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home


Eugene Hendershot, 85 of Hagerstown, MD went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, 12 January 2022 due to declining health issues over the past year.
Born April 20, 1936 in clear spring he was the son of the late Virgil E. Hendershot and Madeline (Barnhart) Hendershot.
Eugene worked for over forty years in the construction trades throughout his life and was a career employee of Leroy Myers / Myers Building Systems Inc. He enjoyed following the local auto racing throughout his life and served as the pace car drive at the Hagerstown Speedway for over twenty five years. In retirement Eugene found great satisfaction in restoring his antique cars and tractors.
Eugene is survived by his wife of 60 years, Mrs. JoAnn (Garman) Hendershot and three sons John Eugene Hendershot (Cindi Landis Hendershot) of Dunkirk MD, David Mark Hendershot (Nancy Gallagher Hendershot) of Pittsburgh PA and Alan Scott Hendershot, (Julie Beard Hendershot) of Hagerstown MD; and four grandchildren: Holly, Seth, Arissa and Samantha. He is preceded in death by one sister Alice Miller and one bother Carl Hendershot. He is survived by three sisters, Ruth Price, Ruby Roessner, Darlene Householder and four brothers, Warren Hendershot, Perry Hendershot, Mack Hendershot and Larry Hendershot.  
Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 15, 2022 at noon, at the Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, MD, with Pastor Curtis Hendershot.
The family will receive friends from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm prior to the service.
Interment will be at Broadfording Church Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Broadfording Church of the Brethren Fellowship, 14010 Greencastle Pike, Hagerstown, MD 21740.
Online condolences may be expressed at

Guest Book

Nancy and David: we are very sorry for your loss. Praying that he is resting in peace. Marcy and Ed.

Marcy and Ed Tuszynski
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Dear Joann & family and my cousins, I am so very sorry to hear of the passing of Eugène. May your many precious memories of Eugène help ease your sorrow and give you comfort. Sending deepest sympathy, love & hugs, John & Linda (Barnhart) Covalt

Linda Barnhart Covalt
Hampstead , Maryland

Dear Family So sorry for your loss. I know you don't know us but I am your Dad's first cousin on your Grandmother Madeline side. I am Uncle Bernie and Aunt Margaret's daughter. Aunt Madeline and my Dad were brother & sister. Your Grandmother was so good at keeping the family together. She was faithful in planning family reunions. May God be very near to comfort and direct you in the days to come. Sincerely Laura

Lee & Laura Barnhart Musselman
Needmore, PA

Sorry for your loss Prayers for the family

A J & Kathy beard
Hagerstown , Md

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