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Wilson Blackford Waddy, 95

December 14, 2010

WILLIAMSPORT — MARCH 20, 1915-DEC. 9, 2010

Wilson Blackford Waddy, 95, of 16505 Virginia Ave., Williamsport, Md., passed away Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Saturday, March 20, 1915, in Island Ford, Va., he was the son of the late William Wade Waddy and Julia Blackford Waddy. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Naomi Thompson Waddy, in 1994.

He was a graduate of Shepherd College, Shepherdstown, W.Va., and a retired special agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI), retiring after 22 years of service. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps, serving in World War II and attaining the rank of major.

He was a member of B.P.O.E. Elks Lodge 378, Morris Frock American Legion Post 42, Exchange Club of Hagerstown, Emeritus Club of Shepherd College, Beaver Creek and Fountain Head country clubs, and the Assembly Club. He also was a member of Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI and the Marauder Society. He was a member of St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Lappans, Md., where he served as an usher and lector.


He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Bopst Waddy; a daughter, Anne B. Figel of Valrico, Fla.; two sons, Paul J. Waddy of South Bend, Ind., and Richard Lane Waddy of Walkersville, Md.; four stepsons, Dr. Robert M. Rogers Jr. of Wyomissing, Pa., John C. Rogers of Bishopville, Md., Timothy P. Rogers of Washington, D.C., and Jeffrey M. Rogers of Phoenix, Md.; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Pauline Waddy Hartman.

Memorial services will be Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010, at 1 p.m. at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, Md., with the Rev. Anne O.Weatherholt officiating.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home from noon to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Exchange Club of Hagerstown, P.O. Box 292, Hagerstown, MD 21740 or St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 18313 Lappans Road, Boonsboro, MD 21713.

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