Glenn Martin Derringer, age 85, of the Thompsonville Community of Washington County, passed away at 3:12 p.m., Monday, Oct. 25, 2021, in Louisville at the home of his granddaughter. A native of Washington County, he was born on March 17, 1936, to the late James Erastus "J.E." and Walsie Shewmaker Derringer. He was a member of the Mackville United Methodist Church, a 1954 graduate of Mackville High School and a retired employee of General Electric after thirty-five years of service. Preceding him in death were two sisters, Lula Ellen Derringer on Jan. 5, 1925, and Betty Jane Schalck on Feb. 19, 2012, and three brothers, Harry Derringer, Sr. on December 18, 1983, Madison Derringer on March 19, 2003 and Richard Derringer on Dec. 17, 2019. Survivors include his daughter, Tina Marie Shemwell (James) of Louisville; two grandchildren, Kristi Carmickle (Chad) and Lauren Shemwell and two great grandchildren, Cheyanne Carmickle and Brooklyn Carmickle. Funeral Services were held at 1 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 28 at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Goss, pastor of the Thompsonville Baptist Church, officiating. Burial was in the Peter Cemetery at Mackville. Serving as pallbearers were James Shemwell, Bob Derringer, Darrell Derringer, Jimmy Derringer, Mike Robertson and Chad Carmickle. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to, The Hillsboro Cemetery. Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Published by The Springfield Sun from Nov. 3 to Nov. 9, 2021.