WOOSTER Donald E. Hockenberry, 88, of Wooster passed away on Sunday, May 29, 2022 at his home.
He was born April 4, 1934 in Wooster the son of Wilbur and Ethel Jacobs Hockenberry. He married Wanda Purdy on July 30, 1960. She survives.
He had been an engineer for Rubbermaid for 26 years retiring in 1994. Donald was a member of the Central Christian Church for over 50 years and the Thunderbird Club. He enjoyed model trains, working on his 1956 Thunderbird and enjoyed woodworking.
He proudly served his country with the U.S. Army from 1957 1959.
Surviving in addition to his wife, Wanda, are his children Randall (Cindy)Hockenberry of Wooster, Ronald (Cindy) Hockenberry of Lucas and Renee (Aaron) McConahay of Wooster; grandchildren Ian, Lydia and Christopher Hockenberry and Kacie and Ebony McConahay, a great-granddaughter Paris and a niece Ellen Hockenberry of Kidron.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a son Rodney Hockenberry, a brother Gerald Hockenberry and an aunt and uncle Martha and Willard Tryon.
Friends will be received Friday, June 10, 2022 from 6-8:00 p.m. and 1 hour prior to the 1:00 p.m. service on Saturday, June 11 at the McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster with the Rev. Glen Schory officiating. Burial will follow in the Wooster Cemetery.
Those who wish may make memorial contributions to Ohio s Hospice LifeCare, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691 or to the Central Christian Church, 407 N. Market St., Wooster, OH 44691.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com.
Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691 or to Central Christian Church, 407 N. Market St., Wooster, OH 44691
Saturday, June 11, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home
Friday, June 10, 2022 from 6-8:00 p.m. and 1 hour prior to the time of the service at the funeral home