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Ned J. Wantz

Ned J. Wantz

Mar 16th, 1945 - Oct 13th, 2021
  • Birth Date: Mar 16th, 1945
  • Death Date: Oct 13th, 2021
  • Funeral Date: Oct 22nd, 2021
  • Location: Little's Funeral Home
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Ned Joseph Wantz, born on March 16,1945 in Hanover, died peacefully in his sleep on October 13, 2021in Mechanicsville, VA.  He was the son of the late Elwood and Leuverne (Bemiller) Wantz. Ned was the husband of 53 years to Marge, father to Michelle Richardson (Brian) and P-pa to Rylie, Grifin and Tyler.  He is also survived by Sisters-in-Law, Louise "Tootie" and Doris Wantz and numerous nieces and nephews.  Ned was predeceased by his brothers, Carl, Ken, Albert, Earl & Nevin Wantz and his sisters, Helen Kuhn and Shirley Bowen.
He graduated from Littlestown High School and received his B.A. from Central Methodist University, Fayette, MO.  Ned did graduate work at Western Maryland College and Shippensburg State.  He developed and was principal of the on-campus school at Hoffman Homes.  He and Marge owned Boydie's Restaurant of Littlestown for 6 years before moving to North Carolina.
Ned loved golf and was a member of Patmos Masonic Lodge and the Littlestown Rotary Club.
Funeral Service will be held at Little's Funeral Home, Littlestown on Friday, October 22, 2021, at 11 A.M. with The Rev. Christopher Thomas officiating.  Visitation is 10-11 A.M. at the funeral home.  Interment is in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hanover.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Ned's name to the Alzheimer's Association - 225 N. Michigan Av., Fl 17, Chicago, IL  60601 or the American Heart Association - 7272 Greenville Ave.,  Dallas,TX  75231.  Online condolences may be shared on

Kathryn Rae Walsh
Oct 16th, 2021 7:16 pm
I had the pleasure of living with Ned and Marge during my Jr and Sr year at LHS in 1981 and 1982. He will always be an influence in my life. A great Christian Man who lived to serve. My thoughts are with the family and friends.
Janet (Eline) McMaster
Oct 15th, 2021 7:15 pm
Both of us were Littonians and there are good memories of our trip to Myrtle Beach with our dog Ernie and Michelle baby sat Ernie at our hotel while Ned & Marge took us out to Dinner. Rest in Peace my friend~~

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