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David Franklin Hedges, Jr,

Jan 8, 2016

David Franklin Hedges, Jr, a longtime resident of the Washington D.C. Metropolitan area residing in Kearneysville, and Ocean City, Maryland, went to be with the Lord on Monday, Dec. 28, 2015, at the age of 66.

Born July 26, 1949, he was the son of Mary Hedges and the late David Hedges. He was the beloved husband of the late Margaret Anne Hedges whom he married on Nov. 29, 1975. David achieved his Masters Degree from University of Maryland and was a proud member of the Delta Tau Delta fraternity. He went on to establish his 31 year career with Montgomery County Public Schools and retired as the Executive Assistant to the Chief Operating Officer. In 2006 he and his wife moved to Kearneysville, where they had built their dream home. He enjoyed working and took a position as the business manager for South Hagerstown High School where he later retired in 2013.

David had a love for Ocean City, and enjoyed spending most of his time on the beach, reading books, playing with grandkids and spending time with friends. He will be remembered most for his kind spirit, gentle nature and devoted love he had for his family.

He is survived by his sons, Brock Hedges (Brooke) of Ashburn, Virginia, Brett Hedges (Jen) of Sterling, Virginia, Bryan Hedges (Kelly) of Dana Point, California; mother, Mary Hedges, of Chattanooga, Tennessee.; sister, Ann Bourne (John); five grandchildren Trey, Cameron, Brayden, Bryce Hedges and Ethan Mode; mother-in-law, Anne Weismiller; sister-in-law, Debbie Weismiller; brother-in-law, Bobby Weismiller and Gary Weismiller (Angie); nieces, Kristen Weismiller and Tasha Polke; nephews, Robert, Christopher, and Drew Weismiller, and Caleb Bourne. Also preceded in death by his father-in-law Robert Weismiller.

Family received guests at Eackles-Spencer & Norton Funeral Home on Saturday, Jan. 2, prior to the service officiated by Wayland Coker. Interment was in the Elmwood Cemetery at Shepherdstown.

Condolences may be expressed at www.eackles-spencerfuneralhome.com.