John Franklin Kline, 72

November 28, 2009

JUNE 25, 1937-NOV. 25, 2009

OAKTON, Va. - John Franklin Kline, 72, of Oakton, Va., and most recently of Keedysville, Md., died Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2009, at Fahrney-Keedy Home and Village in Boonsboro, Md.

Born June 25, 1937, in Oakton, Va., to the late George Michael and Vahah Melinda Phillips Kline.

He graduated from Fairfax High School.

He retired in 1988 from Lorton Federal Prison in Lorton, Va.

He served in the U.S. Navy from 1956 to 1958.

He was a member of the Oakton Church of the Brethren in Oakton, Va.

John was an avid Civil War enthusiast and supported battlefield preservation.

Survivors include: Sister: Helen K. Potter and her late husband Ray of Keedysville, Md.; Sister: Vadah M. Barney and her husband Ray of Round Hill, Va.; Brother: Leonard P. Kline and his wife Carleen of Hardy, Va.; Brother-in-law: Carter Harrison of Stephenville, Texas; Sister-in-law: Rebecca Kline of Waldorf, Md.; Numerous nieces and nephews.


John was also preceded in death by: Sister: Grace I. Harrison; Brother: George M. Kline, Jr.

Graveside services will be held on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2009, at 1:30 p.m. at National Memorial Park in Falls Church, Va., with Pastor Chris Bowman officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742 or to Fahrney-Keedy Home and Village Benevolant Fund, 8507 Mapleville Road, Boonsboro, MD 21713.

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