John G. Sanbower, 73, of Whitetail Road, Edgemont, Md., passed away Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown.
Born Nov. 28, 1938, in Edgemont, he was the son of the late Herbert Lee and Gladys Marie (Law) Sanbower.
He attended Greensburg-area schools.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
He was employed by Washington County Hospital and retired from the Washington County Board of Education.
He was a member of the No Leeway Bluegrass Band.
John was an avid hunter, fisherman and gardener, and loved bluegrass music.
He is survived by son, Frank Sanbower of Newport, Pa.; and grandson, Zeb Sanbower and wife, Annie, of Edgemont.
Services and burial will be private, and at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements were made by J.L. Davis Funeral Home Smithsburg, Md.