Gerald W. Deshong, 71, of Oldtown, died Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, at Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.
He was born on November 29, 1945, in Hagerstown.
Gerald enjoyed collecting Elvis memorabilia and woodworking.
Surviving are his wife, Betty Deshong; three sons, Shawn Deshong and wife, Beth, Jerry Deshong, and Jason Deshong; step-children, Cathy Weldon and husband, Don, William Walker and wife, Dawn, Linda Ernest and husband, Tommy; sister, Diann Miller and husband, Daryl; brother, Jimmy Deshong; grandchildren, Brandon, Ashton, Keegan, Larry, Jeffrey, Steven, Colton, Samantha, Dylan, and Savana; great-grandchildren, Shyann, Kaylee, Charlotte and Austin; personal friend, Rita Glaze and husband, Brian.
As per Gerald's request, he will be cremated, and there will be no services.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Scarpelli Funeral Home P.A., 108 Virginia Ave., Cumberland.
Condolences for the family may be left at www.ScarpelliFH.com.
Published on October 14, 2017