|Birth: ||Feb. 11, 1919|
|Death: ||Jul. 23, 2006|
OBITUARY FOR EARL HOCKENBERRY
Earl B. Hockenberry, 87, Rich Valley Road, Emporium, died on Sunday, July 23, 2006 at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport.
Born Feb. 11, 1919 in Beccaria Twp., PA., a son of the late Frederick and Mabel Lightner Hockenberry.
On May 16, 1944 in Richmond, Texas, he married Evelyn Fojtik Hockenberry, who survives.
Mr. Hockenberry served with the U.S. Army Force as a Staff Sgt., during World War II, where he was an airplane mechanic. He was stationed at Foster Field In Victoria, TX. He and Gerald Lewis founded and co-owned Lewis and Hockenberry in Rich Valley. He retired in 1978. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, trapping and after he retired he spent most of his time gardening.
In addition to Evelyn Fojtik Hockenberry, he is survived by one son: Dariel Hockenberry (Cheryl) of Emporium and two grandchildren, Scott and Laura.
He was preceded in death by his parents Frederick and Mabel Lightner Hockenberry; step-fathers, Blythe George and Phil King and a brother, David Hockenberry.
There will be no Visitation. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service held today, Saturday, Aug. 5, 2006, at 11 a.m. at the Barnett Funeral Home, 207 East Fourth Street, Emporium, where the Rev. Dwight Simpson, Pastor of Faith Baptist Church, will officiate.
Burial will be in the Rich Valley Cemetery, Emporium.
Rich Valley Cemetery
Created by: Linda Proudler
Record added: Mar 11, 2012
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