Richard "Dick" Ray Hockenberry, 72, of Reno, passed away at his home on Sunday (Oct. 28, 2012).
He was born Dec. 6, 1939, to the late Charles and Nina (McCauley) Hockenberry. Dick was a 1960 graduate of Newport High School and had been employed at Kardex Manufacturing until his retirement. He was an avid bass fisherman and help found the Reno Bass Club. Dick was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.
On Sept. 28, 1962, he married Barbara Rouse who survives with children: Chet Hockenberry (Kathy) of Reno, Heidi Myers (Bill) of Reno, and Becky Cox (Buddy) of St. Marys. Also surviving are grandchildren: Chad (Caitlin), Kyle, Shannon (Jimmy), Rachel, Aspen and Bailey; and great-grandchildren, Karah, Maddie, Bubbie and Kylee. Dick's sister, Grace Long (Edwin) and brother William Hockenberry (Bonnie) also survive; with nephews, Dow Hockenberry, and Greg Long (Sheila) and niece Terri Haines (Glen) and a great niece Alicia Hockenberry.
In addition to his parents Dick was preceded in death by an infant grandson, Travis Ray Cox.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m., Thursday (Nov. 1) at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home with Pastor Tim Bennett officiating. Burial will follow in Newport Cemetery. Friends may call Wednesday from 3 p.m. Messages of sympathy may be sent at www.mslfuneralhome.com.