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Wilding, John Francis, III
Birth: Friday, August 13, 1937 in Washington, D.C.
Residence: Owings, Maryland
Death: Thursday, October 31, 2013 at the age of 76
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John Francis "Spike" Wilding III, 76, of Owings passed away October 31, 2013 at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis. He was born August 13, 1937 in Washington, D.C. to John Francis and Daisy Hilda (Fowler) Wilding, Jr.

Spike was raised in Maryland and attended Bladensburg High School. He married Nancy Louise Cooksey on January 20, 1956 in Seat Pleasant, MD. He and Nancy lived in Kentland, Landover, and settled in Calvert County in the mid 1970's.

He owned and operated Certified Carpet Service of Beltsville and owned and operated Sailor's Choice Seafood Market in Dunkirk from 1990-2000, retiring in 2010. He was a member of St. Matthews Episcopal Church in Seat Pleasant.

In his leisure time, Spike enjoyed golfing, camping, and playing cards, especially pitch. He also loved watching western movies and James Bond movies.

Spike was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 57 years, Nancy L. Wilding of Owings, and sons John F. Wilding IV and wife Katherine, and Michael J. Wilding, Sr., and wife Sharon, all of Huntingtown. Also surviving are five grandchildren, Kristin Poston and husband Rob of Lusby, Michael J. Wilding, Jr. and wife Erica of Bowie, Holly Wilding of Greenville, SC, and Jacquelin and Kaitlin Wilding, both of Huntingtown; a great-grandson Robby, and a sister Patricia Ragan and husband Raymond of Berryville, VA.

Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.

Baker, John Sprigge
Birth: Saturday, July 06, 1918 in Chaptico, Maryland
Residence: Clements, Maryland
Death: Thursday, October 31, 2013 at the age of 95
Laid to Rest: Saturday, November 09, 2013 in the Queen of Peace Cemetery, Helen, Maryland
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John Spriggs Baker, 95 of Clements, MD, departed this life at his daughter's residence in Ellicott City, MD on October 31, 2013. John was born on July 6, 1918 in Chaptico, MD to the late Willie and Ella Baker. He received his education in the St. Mary's County public schools.

John enlisted in the U.S. Army on March 24, 1941 and received an honorable discharge on October 17, 1945. He then went to work for the national zoo in Washington, DC and the Bureau of Standard in Washington, DC, where he retired from in 1975. John then went to work for the St. Mary's County school system for several years.

In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by his wife, Ethel Bernice Mills Baker; son, James Carroll "Roger" Bowman; his brothers, Duke, Joseph, James and Webster Baker; sisters, Mary Mason, Louise Bush, Eleanor Yorkshire and Julia Young; three grandchildren, Monica Clark Burnette, Joseph G. Bowman and Edward Nolan Clark and one great-granddaughter, Colleen Dorsey.

John is survived by his son, John T "DO" Bowman; daughter, Mary "Tina" Davis, seven grandchildren, forty great-great grandchildren, six sisters-in-law, Mary Settles, Agnes G. Carter, Lillian Fenwick, Catherine Kerick, Ann Bowman and Juanita Chase, one brother-in-law, Francis Young and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends.

Family will unite with friends for visitation and viewing on Saturday, November 9, 2013 from 9:00 am until 10:00 am. at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 38576 Brett Way, Mechanicsville, MD. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00 am at Our Lady of the Wayside Catholic Church, 37575 Chaptico Road, Chaptico, MD. Interment will be at Queen of Peace Cemetery, Helen, MD.

Arrangements provided by Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home.

Crawford, Campbell
Birth: Thursday, August 18, 1932 in Paisley, Scotland
Residence: Prince Frederick, Maryland
Death: Thursday, October 31, 2013 at the age of 81
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Campbell Crawford of Prince Frederick, Maryland, passed away suddenly on Thursday, October 31, 2013 at the age of 81.

He was born in Paisley, Scotland on August 18, 1932 to Thomas Brown and Annie Wallace (Campbell) Crawford. He graduated from Glasgow University with a degree in Civil Engineering. In his professional career, he lived and worked on four continents of the world, including the following countries, Scotland, Nigeria, Australia, South Africa and the United States of America.

Before settling in Southern Maryland, he had published more than 40 technical articles. In his spare time Campbell also published fiction stories, humorous essays, a series of scripts for The Men From The Ministry, a long-running show broadcast by Springbok Radio in South Africa, and A Gnome For Patrick script in the Father, Dear Father series, also broadcast by Springbok Radio.

He met and married Nance "Maureen" Galbraith in 1958 in Scotland. He began his professional career in the borough engineer's office in Paisley, served in the British Colonial Service, and worked for the federal government in Australia. In his latter career he worked for Mobil Oil in South Africa, specializing in asphalt. In 1981 he moved to the USA to work for the National Asphalt Paving Association, before retiring in the 1990's.

He is the father of John Crawford and his wife, Eleanor of Huntingtown Maryland, and Carol DeSousa and her husband, Victor of Sydney, Australia. He is the grandfather of John W. and Charles D. Crawford, Clair M., Craig C. and Bevan V. DeSousa.

Campbell had many hobbies and interests aside from his writings, including golfing, swimming, crossword puzzles, and running 5K races. He liked to stay current with technology and used his i-pad and computer to communicate with his many contacts around the world, often ending e mails with entertaining signoffs, such as TTFN (bye for now) or "its AGORA time". (it's Another Glass Of Red Aperitif time).

In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to Friends of the Calvert Library, P.O. Box 1611, Prince Frederick, Maryland 20678.

Arrangements provided by Lee Funeral Home.

Richardson, William Edward
Birth: Saturday, February 04, 1922
Death: Thursday, October 31, 2013 at the age of 91
Laid to Rest: Tuesday, November 05, 2013 in the Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, Maryland
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A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 2:30 PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home Leonardtown, MD with Pastor Chad Laird officiating. Interment will follow in Charles Memorial Gardens Leonardtown, MD.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, November 5, 2013 from 1:30PM – 2:30 PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home Leonardtown, MD.

Coleson, Margie Murphy
Birth: Wednesday, April 18, 1923 in St. Louis, Missouri
Residence: Nanjemoy, Maryland
Death: Thursday, October 31, 2013 at the age of 90
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Margie Murphy Coleson 90 of Nanjemoy, MD died on October 31, 2013 at her home. She was born on April 18, 1923 in St. Louis, Missouri to the late Benjamin Adams and Louise Matilda Adams.

She is also predeceased by her husband Roger David Coleson.

She is survived by her children Mark David Coleson and Susan Lee Coleson-Fox, brother Wilton Murphy. She is also survived by six grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

She received her degree at Jackson College in Honolulu, Hawaii. She worked as a Tax Advisor and enjoyed reading and beading.

Private services will be held at the Arlington National Cemetery. Arrangements provided by Brinsfield Funeral Home.

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