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|Adams, Ralph William
Birth: 1947-03-29 in New York
|Ralph William “Skip” Adams, 68, of Leonardtown, MD died Thursday, August 20, 2015 at his residence. He was born on March 29, 1947 in New York to the late Neil G. Adams and Isabel Fern Secor Adams.|
Skip proudly enlisted in the United States Navy in 1965 and served his country until his honorable discharge in 1969. He was employed by the Federal Government as a dedicated Ordnance Technician for over 33 years until his retirement in 2002. He was currently employed by the State of Maryland, Department of Agriculture as a Field Supervisor.
He enjoyed travelling in his camper, especially along the East Coast. He liked to shoot darts and play shuffle bowl, and is a former member of Southern Maryland Bowling League. His hobbies included cheering on the Washington Redskins and watching NASCAR. He loved his pet dogs, Rudy and Otis. However, his greatest love was spending time with his family.
Skip is survived by his children, Doretta Lynn Thomas of Park Hall, MD and Brett William Adams (Judy Marie) of Leonardtown, MD; his sister, Patricia Albro (Richard) of Watertown, NY; his grandchildren, Lauren Rogers of Bowie, MD, Joseph Rogers of Atlanta, GA, and Haley Adams of Leonardtown, MD; and his loving companion, Maryann Rose Hance of Leonardtown, MD. In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by his siblings, Lawrence Adams, Bruce Adams, and Fern McIntosh.
A Celebration of Life will be held at Cryer’s Back Road Inn, 22094 Newtowne Neck Rd, Compton, MD 20627 on August 28, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A.
|Dement, Richard Joseph
|Richard Joseph “Joe” Dement, age 45 of La Plata, MD, died on August 20, 2015 at his residence.|
Joe was a goldsmith for 25 years at Talley Jewelry and enjoyed salt water aquariums, kite boarding, kayaking, camping, and archery but was most occupied with his custom jewelry designs.
He was the son of Richard Allen Dement and Rebecca Joan Johnson Dement. He is survived by his wife of 22 years, Melisa Lawson Dement; his daughter, Madeline Nicole Dement; his son, William Allen Dement; and his sister, Jessica Lyn Dement-Brown.
Friends will be received on Saturday, August 29, 2015 from 11AM until time of Funeral Service at 1PM at the Raymond Funeral Service Chapel, 5635 Washington Avenue, La Plata, MD 20646. Interment will be private. Memorials are asked to the Education Fund for the Children of Joe Dement, PO Box 1810, La Plata, MD 20646. Arrangements provided by Raymond Funeral Service.
|Hottle, Ralph Eugene
Birth: in Edinburg, Virginia
|Ralph E. Hottle, a devoted husband, lover of family and servant of God went to meet his Lord on Aug 19, 2015. He was born in Edinburg, VA on July 7, 1934. |
He graduated from Benjamin Franklin University in Washington, DC and was enlisted in the US Air Force from 1954-1959. He retired after 32 years from the Department of Navy.
He is a member of First United Methodist Church, Ormond Beach, Fl. He is a Past Master, Perseverance Lodge #208, Indian Head, MD; was a member of Volunteer Fire Departments in Prince George's and Charles counties 1959-1964 and an American Red Cross volunteer for over 50 years. He enjoyed golfing, cruising, ballroom dancing, wine making and listening to Patti Page songs.
He is survived by his wife, 4 children, 5 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great grandchild.
Family and friends will unite on Monday, August 24, 2015 from 10:00am until time of service at 11:00am at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 2294 Old Washington Rd, Waldorf, MD. Interment at Trinity Memorial Garden, Waldorf, MD. Arrangements provided by Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home.
|Rivers, Benjamin George
Birth: 1995-03-09 in Bahrain
|Benjamin George Rivers, 20, of Lexington Park, MD died Wednesday, August 19, 2015 after a courageous battle with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, at his residence surrounded by his loving family and friends. He was born on March 9, 1995 in Bahrain to Timothy Clifford Rivers of Lexington Park, MD and Joanne Louise Rivers of Lexington Park, MD.|
Ben is a graduate of Great Mills High School. His hobbies included, listening to music, playing games, especially cards and watching movies, especially horror movies. He recently started enjoying Japanese anime. He was a goodwill ambassador for the Muscular Dystrophy Association and supporter of St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. He made three documentary films for Johns Hopkins University. He loved his pet cats, Penelope and Gary, and his dog, Jade. However, his greatest love was spending time with his friends and family. He was always a gentleman.
In addition to his loving mother and father, Ben is also survived by his sister, Megan Rivers of Lexington Park, MD; his grandfather, Stanley Rigg of Blackpool, England; his aunts, Stephanie Barlow of Blackpool, England and Pamela Irving-Dusting (Neil) of Australia; his uncle, Michael Rivers of Tonawanda, NY; close family friends, Skip and Helen Schneider of Leonardtown, MD; and many extended family and friends. He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Linda High, and George and Eunice Rivers.
The family will receive friends for Ben’s Life Celebration on Saturday, August 29, 2015 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., with a Memorial Service at 3:00 p.m., at the Brinsfield Funeral Home, 22955 Hollywood Rd., Leonardtown, MD 20650. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Mary’s, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650 and St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148. Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A.
|Bowen, Paul Frank, Sr.
Birth: 1954-11-20 in Prince Frederick, Maryland
|Paul Frank Bowen, Sr., 60, of Chesapeake Beach, MD, passed away on August 19, 2015. He was born in Prince Frederick, MD on November 20, 1954 to the late LeRoy Isaac and Dorothy Elizabeth Steele Bowen. He lived in Calvert County his entire life and was employed as an HVAC mechanic. |
Paul loved playing and watching sports, especially his team, the Washington Redskins. His other hobbies included watching NASCAR, crabbing and just sitting in the sun, enjoying a cold beer.
Paul is survived by his former wife, Elizabeth “Maria” Bowen McIvan of Dunkirk; partner, Debbie White of Millford, DE; sons, Paul Bowen, Jr. and his wife, Tina Edwards of Chesapeake Beach and Jesse Bowen of St. Leonard; daughter, Heather Neece Holland and her husband, Andre, of Huntingtown; brother, Frank Brady and his wife, Sandy of Prince Frederick and one of his best friends, Charlie Sens of Chesapeake Beach; 10 grandchildren and one great-grandson. In addition to his parents, his son, Michael Anthony Bowen and friend, Buster Webb predeceased him.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family. Arrangements provided by Raymond Wood Funeral Home.
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