OLDTOWN- Gerald W. Deshong, 71, of Oldtown, passed away on Friday, October 13, 2017, at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.

He was born November 29, 1945, in Hagerstown.

Gerald enjoyed collecting Elvis memorabilia and woodworking.

Surviving are his wife, Betty Deshong; three sons, Shawn Deshong and wife Beth, Jerry Deshong, and Jason Deshong; step-children, Cathy Weldon and husband Don, William Walker and wife Dawn, Linda Ernest and husband Tommy; sister, Diann Miller and husband Daryl; brother, Jimmy Deshong; grandchildren, Brandon, Ashton, Keegan, Larry, Jeffrey, Steven, Colton, Samantha, Dylan, and Savana; great-grandchildren, Shyann, Kaylee, and Charlotte and Austin; and personal friend, Rita Glaze and husband Brian.

As per Gerald’s request, he will be cremated, and there will be no services.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Scarpelli Funeral Home, P.A., 108 Virginia Ave., Cumberland.