Harold Owen Warnock

Born: Mon., Oct. 25, 1943
Died: Mon., Sep. 17, 2018

Graveside Service

11:00 AM Fri., Sep. 21, 2018
Location: Zion Lutheran Cemetery

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Harold (Hal) Owen Warnock died Monday, September 17, 2018, at Frederick Memorial Hospital. He was born October 25, 1943 in Towson, MD. He was the son of the late Harold O. Warnock and Viola (Suter) Warnock. He grew up in Irwin, PA, and graduated from Norwin High School, California University of Pennsylvania, Western Maryland College, and Frederick Community College. He retired as a teacher at Thurmont Middle School. After retirement he worked at Frederick Trading Company and May's Hardware.
Hal loved reading, NASCAR racing, computer technology, and photography. Was active in Ford Focus, Grassroots motorsports, 4WD, Subaru groups, and Clarksburg Cars and Coffee. He especially enjoyed feeding and watching the birds and squirrels. He will be missed by his best feline buddies, Luke and Tuffy.
He was the loving husband of Ruth E. Warnock for 50 years. Surviving are nieces Michelle Warnock and Lisa (Timothy) Yorty of Irwin, PA, and great nephew Davis Brooks and step great nephew Collin Yorty and sister-in-law Starr Warnock Auckerman, in-laws Shirley and Mike Ferguson, Nancy and Wayne Bagent, James Sparkman, and Cynthia Ropp and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by brother, Robert Q. Warnock and wife Sylvia, sister-in-law Barbara A. Sparkman and brother-in-law Paul H. Ropp, Jr.
There will no calling or visitation at the funeral home. Graveside funeral services will be held 11 AM on Friday September 21, 2018 in Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Middletown. Rev. Ron Reaves will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Animal Welfare League of Frederick County, 1202 East Patrick Street, Suite 13A, Frederick, MD 21701, or to a charity of choice. Expression of sympathy may be made at DBThompsonfuneralhome.com

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   Posted Wed September 19, 2018
To the family my sincere sympathies on the loss of your loved one. I hope that the words at Psalm 34:18 and 2 Corinthians 1:3,4 can comfort and sustain you during this difficult time.

Jack Brubaker
   Posted Thu September 20, 2018
Ruth, I can only express my feeling of loss at Hal's passing. He was a good friend and neighbor. I will miss our talks and his advise. He was a good man and great teacher. He will be missed. I am praying for you and for our loss. Barbara and he would have been the same age and we now we miss both of them. May the Lord give you rest and peace at this most difficult time. John 14:1-4 and 6. In Christian Love, Jack.

   Posted Thu September 20, 2018
We learned to know Hal while working at Thurmont Middle School. We enjoyed talking with him about his many interests. At that time he was interested in shooting sports and riding through rural Frederick County on his motorcycle.
Our deepest sympathy to his family.

Arthur and Sara Gernand

Stephen Jones
   Posted Thu September 20, 2018
I did not know Hal but heard of his passing through the Grassroots Motorsports online forum. Many good things have been said about him there. I'm sorry to hear of the loss that you, the family, are going through. I hope you are consoled by the fact that to us, he lived well and left a legacy. Please visit the forum sometime and read up on his posts when you're missing him. His username is Hal.

Brenda G Matthews
   Posted Fri September 21, 2018
Ruth I know your heart is breaking and through time it will get better. Fifty years being married is fantastic. I will remember Hal with so many fond memeries as I know you will. May God give you comfort. May he wrap his arms around you and let you know he is here for you. May he give you little signs that let you know Hal is watching over you. Love you, Ruth

Jenny Palla
   Posted Fri September 21, 2018
Ruth, My deepest sympathy in the death of your husband. May your cherished memories help to bring comfort and may your tears be turned into smiles when recalling the good times you shared.

Fondly, Jenny Palla (NBS/NIST retiree)

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