April 6, 2008
Antietam Lodge 197, Keedysville, presented a 50-year Masonic award to Jerry Hammond on March 18. Hammond was born in Keedysville, the son of Roscoe and Shirla Hammond. He attended Keedysville Elementary School and graduated as the valedictorian from the Boonsboro High School Class of 1952. He graduated from the University of Maryland, where he was a percussionist and drum major for the University of Maryland Band and was a member of the University of Maryland choir. He served in the U.S. Army in 1957 and 1958 before he began teaching at North Hagerstown High School from 1958 to 1963.
October 2, 2009
-SEPT. 18, 2009 HOBE SOUND, Fla. - George A.H. (Duke) Miller, age 83, of Hobe Sound, Fla., died suddenly Friday, Sept. 18, 2009, at Martin Memorial Hospital South in Stuart. He was born in Boonsboro, Md. He served in the USAF during World War II and was recalled during the Korean conflict. He was a member of Antietam Masonic Lodge No. 197, Ithiel Royal Arch Chapter No. 27, St. Bernard Commandery No. 9, Knights Templar, Ali Ghan Shrine Temple, AMVETS and a life member of Clopper-Michael Post No. 10. Before retirement he was employed by D.O.T.
March 11, 2009
-MARCH 9, 2009 INWOOD, W.Va. --Â Walter L. West, 89, of Inwood, died Monday, March 9, 2009, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Ranson, W.Va. Born in New York City, he was the son of the late Thomas and Leticia Doty West. His wife, Beatrice Dickens Brown West, preceded him in death. He graduated from Plainfield High School in New Jersey.Â He completed engineering studies at the Newark College of Engineering and New Jersey Institute of Technology. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Navy.
November 27, 2008
JAN. 16, 1929-NOV. 25, 2008 CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - David Franklin Brackett Sr., 79, of Charles Town, died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2008, at his home. Born Jan. 16, 1929, in Millville, W.Va., he was the son of the late Henry Fenton Brackett and Nellie Cilmon Erwin Brackett. He was preceded in death by his wife, Willadine E. Viands Brackett. He retired from the Halltown Paperboard Co. as a powerhouse engineer. He was a Methodist. He was a member and past master of Logan Lodge 25 AF & AM of Harpers Ferry, W.Va.
May 27, 2013
Irvin Ronald Nunamaker, 82, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away, Sunday, May 26, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center. Born Wednesday, Oct. 1, 1930, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Irvin Baxter Nunamaker and the late Carrie Agnes (Risling) Nunamaker. He graduated from Hagerstown High School in 1948 and from Hagerstown Business College in 1950. He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the U.S. Air Force from 1950 to 1954. Ron was employed with Baltimore Life Insurance in Frederick, Md., and later as an investigator for the Maryland State Attorney's Office, retiring in 1993 after 25 years of service.
August 11, 2009
MAY 12, 1921-AUG. 7, 2009 HAMPTON, Va. - Leon Aldine Spessard, 88, of Hampton, Va., formerly of Hagerstown, Md., died Friday, Aug. 7, 2009, at Newport News Nursing and Rehab Center in Newport News, Va. Born May 12, 1921, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Charles W. Spessard Sr. and Addie M. Ketzel Spessard. His wife, Margaret "Margie" Eloise Spessard, preceded him in death on Dec. 10, 2000. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the Army Air Corps.
May 14, 2009
APRIL 28, 1924-MAY 12, 2009 HAGERSTOWN, Md. - Lloyd Wheeler Wilkerson, age 85, formerly of Hancock, Md., and a resident of Loyalton Assisted Living, died Tuesday, May 12, 2009, at the facility. Born April 28, 1924, in Chicamuxen, Md., he was the son of the late George B. and Mabel Alice Wheeler Wilkerson. He was a veteran of World War II and Korea, serving with the U.S. Navy and Naval Reserves. He was retired from the federal government, employed with the Naval Air Systems Command.
June 12, 2009
MARCH 6, 1919-JUNE 11, 2009 Russell Winfield Long Jr., 90, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Thursday, June 11, 2009, in Sykesville, Md. Born March 6, 1919, in Charleston, W.Va., he was the son of the late Russell W. Long Sr. and Gladys Hurt Long. He was the widower of Mary (Nigh) Long, who passed away in 1994. Mr. Long was a 1936 graduate of Hagerstown High School and later received a bachelor of science degree in accounting, with honors, from the University of Baltimore in 1971.
December 9, 2008
J ULY 2,1932-DEC. 4,2008 NEWARK, Del. - Mr. Donald "Don" Lewis Davis, age 76, of Newark, died on Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008, at Christiana Hospital. Mr. Davis was born in Hagerstown, Md., on July 2, 1932, son of the late Claude S. Davis and Pauline V. Renner Davis. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army and, in 1955, accepted a position in the accounting department of Avon Products, where he would continue to work until his retirement as a senior accountant in 1984.
April 10, 2012
Mr. Richard Lee "Dick" Hartle, 90, of Hagerstown, died late Monday afternoon, April 9, 2012, at Meritus Medical Center, Hagerstown. He was the husband of Mrs. Myrtle Louise Leckron Hartle, whom he married on July 30, 1948. Born in Aug. 7, 1921, in Middleburg, Washington County, he was the youngest of 11 children of Stanley Wade and Eleanor Elizabeth Nellie Barnhart Hartle. He was a World War II Army Air Force veteran and attended the University of Maryland under the G.I. Bill.