Richard "Whitey" S. Wyand, Sr., 86, of Hagerstown, passed away, Monday, November 30, 2020 at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC
Born October 12, 1934 in Hagerstown he was the son of the late, Franklin and Dora (Socks) Wyand. In addition to his parents he also was preceded in death by his loving wife, Shirley J. (Reed) Wyand; a son, Terry A. Wyand; three brothers, George, Glenn and Carol Wyand; two sisters, Dorothy Shorter and Mary Lou Neiser and his son in law, Rodney A. Miller.
Mr. Wyand had worked as a pipe organ builder for M.P. Moller Pipe Organs for 25 years and then owned and operated the Stag Bar in Hagerstown.
He attended St. Marks Lutheran Church, Hagerstown and Maugansville Bible Brethren Church, Maugansville. He stood firm in his faith and his love of God and the love of his family.
He was an avid golfer and sports fan and was very active in coaching his sons sporting events.
Mr. Wyand is survived by his son, Richard "Rick" S. Wyand, Jr. and friend, Brenda Sharrah; his daughter, Vicki Lynn Miller; three grandchildren, Cheree Jakoby and husband Jeremy, Kara Ebersole and Jesse Wyand; five great grandchildren, Trey Ebersole, Ryan Jakoby, Megan Jakoby, Cameron Wyand and Colton Wyand.
A funeral service will be conducted on Thursday, December 10, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. at Rest Haven Funeral Home, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown with Rev. Stan Steele officiating. Burial will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery.
Friends will be received at the funeral home on Thursday one hour prior to the service.
Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, no more than 25 people allowed in the funeral home at one time. Face masks and social distancing are required.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Richard's name to St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 601 Washington Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21740.