Herbert C. “Bud” Gearing Jr., 98 of Maurertown passed away Saturday, March 19, 2016 at Dutch Haven Nursing Home. A graveside service will be held Thursday, March 24, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. at National Memorial Park in Falls Church, Virginia. Pastor Joe Fleming will officiate. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6-8 at Dellinger Funeral Home in Woodstock.
Mr. Gearing was born June 4, 1917 in Florida. He was the son of the late Herbert and Madelene Michener Gearing. He served in the U.S. Army during WW II. He loved hunting rabbits with his beagle dogs and was an avid organic gardener. He was preceded in death by his wife Arvilla Dellinger Gearing; 3 children and 2 siblings.
He is survived by 2 grandchildren, Lisa Kimbrough and Herbert C. Gearing IV and 6 great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Blue Ridge Hospice 333 West Cork St. Winchester, Virginia 22601.