Blaine Joseph Wilhelm, 76, of Lancaster Hill Road, Lonaconing, died surrounded by his family on Sunday, June 25, 2017, at Western Maryland Regional Medical Center, Cumberland.
Born on June 3, 1941, he was the son of the late Thomas Wilhelm and Hilda (Minnick) Wilhelm. He was preceded in death by his son, Gary Wilhelm; great-grandson, Owen Close; two sisters, Thelma Weir and Darlene Rounds; and a brother, John Wilhelm.
He retired as an equipment operator from Barton Mining. He was a loving and hardworking family man and he will be missed.
He is survived by the love of his life, Sharon; children, Lora and John Skidmore, Steve and Shannon Thomas, Willy and Sherri Thomas, Julie and Donald Moore, Amy and Robby Hawkins, Cheryl Broadwater, Mike and Dolores Wilhelm, Rick Wilhelm, Brenda and Scott Singer, Linda and Kevin McKenzie, Eric Wilhelm and daughter-in-law, Kim Wilhelm; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sister, Ada Layton; brothers, Dale and Sandy Wilhelm and Freeman and Carole Wilhelm; and numerous nieces and nephews.
At his request, he will be cremated and no services will be held.
Wilhelm-Eakin Funeral Home, P.A., Lonaconing, handled the arrangements.
Published on June 26, 2017