Hockenberry, James Edward

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James Edward Hockenberry, 79, of Peterstown, WV, passed away on Wednesday, January 26, 2022, at the Peyton Hospice Home in Lewisburg, WV. He was born November 11,1942, in Ellwood City, PA. He was the son of the late David and Emma Hockenberry.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years Blanche Adams Hockenberry. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, David Hockenberry and wife Crystal of Covington, VA; by a daughter Rebecca Mann and husband Jeremiah of Westminster, MD; and four grandchildren Justin, Ashleigh, Emma & Jordan.

He was a graduate of Practical Bible Training School and earned a Master’s Degree from Antietam Bible College. He was bestowed a Doctorate Degree in Education in Maryland. He served in Christian Ministry for 50 years, prior to his retirement in 2014. He enjoyed traveling and accomplished his dream of visiting all 50 states. He loved History and served as the President of the Ellwood City Historical Society. He also enjoyed Ancestry research of his family.

A Memorial Celebration will be held on Saturday, February 19 at 1:00 pm at Harmony Baptist Church 4103 Ellwood Road New Castle, PA 16101 *Masks Required* Memorial contributions can be made to Peyton Hospice Home 1265 Maplewood Ave. Lewisburg, WV 24901 or Harmony Baptist Church New Castle, PA. Arrangements by Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home Peterstown, WV.