Christopher Lee Gayhardt, Sr.

Christopher Lee Gayhardt, Sr.

Second Creek-Christopher Lee Gayhardt, Sr., 54, passed away Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center in Fairlea, following a courageous battle with cancer.

Born Apr. 10, 1960, in Baltimore, MD, he is a son of Mary Ruth Krieg Gayhardt of Maryland and the late Elmer Charles Gayhardt.

Mr. Gayhardt was a self-employed construction contractor.

He is survived by his companion, Marilyn Darlene Woodward of Second Creek; four sons, Christopher Lee Gayhardt, Jr. of Grasonville, MD, Daryl Anthony Gayhardt of Silver Springs, MD, Nicholas Randolph Gayhardt of Frederick, MD and Bryce Christian Gayhardt of Severna Park, MD; grandchildren, Ali Marie Gayhardt, Payton Jane Gayhardt, Carsyn Gayhardt and Addisyn Gayhardt; two sisters, Darlene Tang of Pennsylvania and Terry Gayhardt of Ellicott City, MD; and two brothers, Michael Gayhardt of New Hampshire and Charles “Chuck” Gayhardt of Brooklyn, MD.

In keeping with Mr. Gayhardt’s wishes, the body has been cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date in Baltimore, MD.

Donations of sympathy made be made in his memory to Make-A-Wish Foundation, 1031 Quarrier Street, Charleston, WV 25301 or to the National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation (NPCF), P.O. Box 1848, Longmont, CO 80502.

Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg is in charge of arrangements. Please send online condolences by visiting


more recommended stories