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|Walker, Daniel Whitman, Sr.
Birth: 1941-03-20 in Lakewood, Ohio
|Mr. Walker was an armed guard at Bolling AFB with Eastern Protection Agency and was a veteran of the United States Navy for 8 years, 8 months, and 10 days which included Foreign Sea Service where he received a National Defense Service Medal. |
He was also a member of Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church in Waldorf, MD. He was a member of the Southern Knights, helping with fund raisings to assist needy people and various charities, and their Old Car Club where at one time he owned a 1958 Pontiac.
He owned Motorworks in Waldorf, MD and Calvert Business Machines in Prince Frederick, MD. He also worked for IBM and Sears as a repairman for appliances and business machines – he could fix anything.
He loved children and taught them how to work on cars. On New Year’s Eve, children would return to his home (after partying) to spend the night so they would be safe. When children were in trouble, no matter what time of night, he would go rescue them. His home was always open and he fed all the animals (birds, cats, squirrels, etc.).
Predeceased by his parents, the late Herman Whitman Walker and the late Mildred Frances Evans Walker, and one late brother David Evans Walker.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years Bernadette Ann Gower Walker; one son Daniel Whitman (Patty) Walker, Jr. of Mechanicsville, MD; one daughter Dawn Marie (Joseph) Zanelotti of Helen, MD; and four grandchildren Samantha Zanelotti, Joseph Zanelotti, Daniel W. Walker, III, and Brittany Danielle Walker.
His Visitation will be held on Thursday, October 4, 2012 from 5- 8PM with a Wake Service at 7PM at Raymond Funeral Chapel (5635 Washington Avenue, La Plata, MD 20646). His Mass of Christian Burial will be on Friday, October 5, 2012 at 11AM at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church (100 Village Street, Waldorf, MD 20602) with Fr. Alain Colliou. His Interment will follow on Friday, October 5, 2012 at 1PM at MD Veterans Cemetery in Cheltenham, MD.
Memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church (100 Village Street, Waldorf, MD 20602).
Arrangements provided by Raymond Funeral Service.
|Posey, Bertram Theodore
Birth: 1931-07-06 in Charles County, Maryland
|Posey, Bertram Theodore (Age 81) of Indian Head, Maryland.|
Bertram Theodore (Teddy, Bert) Posey departed this life and entered into eternal life with his heavenly Father on Tuesday, September 25, 2012. Bertram was born July 6, 1931 in Charles County, Maryland. He was the son of the late Oscar and Nellie Posey.
Bertram was educated in the Charles County School system where he graduated from Pomonkey High School. He enlisted in the Army and served in Korea during the Korean War. He re-enlisted in the Air Force where he participated in the Berlin Airlift and received an honorable discharge.
He attended Bowie State University where he graduated with a BA degree in Education. He furthered his studies at the University of Maryland, Towson University, and American University.
Bertram was an educator in the Charles County School system where he taught social studies, science and driver’s education. After retiring from the school system, he became a courier for National Health Laboratories.
Bertram was an outgoing person who loved his family. He was an avid Redskins fan and loved and played music. He played with several bands over the years with the last being the Clefs of Sound. Bertram was known for his jovial spirit. He was known as a philosopher, a weatherman, but most known for his sincerity and compassion for others. He loved to travel and visited many parts of the world.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters: Goldie, Elaine, and Marva; brothers: Samuel, Hollis, Roland, Mervin, Donald, Clifford and William Isaac.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Margie; children, Alonzo (Cynthia “Cyndi”), Colette (William “Billy”), Carlezsa (Joseph “Joe”), and Avery, Sr. (Hope). Grandchildren: Avery Jr., Kristen, Elise, Simone, Devin, Jalisa, Nicholas, and Nevaeh. Great-grandchildren: Landon and Shaune.
The visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 3, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., with services starting at 11:00 a.m. at Thornton Funeral Home, P.A. 3439 Livingston Road, Indian Head (Pomonkey), Maryland 20640. Interment will be at Maryland Veterans Cemetery in Cheltenham. Maryland.
Arrangements provided by Thornton Funeral Home.
|Taylor, Walter , Jr.
Birth: 1936-07-07 in Northampton County, Virginia
|Walter Taylor Jr., age 76 passed into eternal rest on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at Genesis Center in La Plata, MD. He was born July 7, 1936 to the late Walter Taylor, Sr. and Addie Rogers Taylor Madre in Northampton County, VA.|
Junior, as known to his Brother and Sisters, received his education in the public school system in Accomack County VA. He was employed as a Tractor Trailer Driver for many years until he retired. He married Josie Mae Addison Taylor Major and was blessed with 6 children.
Walter came to live with his daughter Faith until he became too ill for her to care for him. She found a nursing facility that could. Walter lived at the nursing home until the Lord called him home. Walter was a man that wouldn't complain. Everyone at the facility loved him. They would say, "Your Dad is so polite and pleasant." His favorite saying when asked, how you doing, would be replied with, "Good Thank the Lord." Walter gave his life to Christ on July 16, 2007 at Mt. Calvary United Methodist Church under the guidance of Pastor Mabel Smith. He sang in the Men's Choir. He loved coming to church and singing for the Lord. He was quiet and very respectful. Walter loved his children and family.
Walter is survived by 8 daughters, Alice and Faith Taylor; Deborah (Chris Wilson); Mazie Williams; Mona (Thorrind Woolford); Deatrice (Garrett Copper); Linda and Charlotte Taylor; two step-Sons, Grayson and Efrain Taylor; one brother, Wayne Taylor and five sisters, Barbara (Carlton Tindely); Marie Garris; Norma (Samuel Drummond); Asia (William Nock) and Brenda (Rev. Willie White, Sr.); one brother In-Law, Donald Sturgis; 24 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; three Uncles, William Jr.; John west and Cleveland Rogers; four aunts, Mary Drummond, Patricia Orgias; Maepellam Beckett and Gloria Jean Rogers; two step-brothers, Garland Kellam (Mary Louise) and Horace Lee Madre; Three adopted daughters, Jackie Jones, Denise Swann and Virgie McGee that helped care for him and a very close friend, Clearance Henson along with a host of nephews, nieces, other family and friends and his church family.
Preceding him in death is one son, Walter Taylor III; Sisters, Judy and Gladys; one Grand-daughter, RayAnn Smith; In-Laws, Ruby Taylor, William Garris and Charles Bagwell.
Arrangements provided by Brinsfield Funeral Home.
|Edwards-Barnett, Phyllis Ann
|Born on October 30, 1951 to Joseph N. and Phyllis A. Edwards of Joliet, IL. Passed away on September 25, 2012 at her residence in Port Republic at the age of 60. |
She is the loving wife of the late Michael Lee Barnett; beloved mother of Shannon Eacho, Ruth (Jimmy Mullikin) Eacho and Meagan Eacho. Devoted grandmother of Damion Brooks, Xavier Eastham and Dominick Eacho. Sister of Patricia (John) Hayes of Broadview, IL, Judy (Dave) Wilkinson of North Chesterfield, VA and Ted (Carolyn) Edwards of Mechanicsville, VA. Care taker of Merten Meader.
Phyllis enjoyed art and spent her free time coloring and sculpting. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ Latter – Day Saints, 50 Clyde Jones Road, Sunderland, MD 20689 where her memorial service will be held on Friday, Sept. 28, 2012 at 2:00 pm.
Arrangements provided by Lee Funeral Home.
|Phelps, Betty Buckler
Birth: 1930-02-21 in Prince Frederick, Maryland
|Betty Buckler Phelps, 82, of Huntingtown, MD passed away September 24, 2012 at Calvert County Nursing Center in Prince Frederick, MD. Betty, known as the “the sewing lady,” was born February 21, 1930 in Prince Frederick to Alvin and Lillie (Jones) Buckler. |
She was the last of ten children and has spent her entire life in Calvert County. She graduated in 1948 from Calvert High School and a few days later married Philip Howard Phelps (from Texas) on June 16, 1948. After they were married, they moved to Huntingtown, where she lived the remainder of her life. Betty was a very giving person who never asked for anything in return. She will be loved and missed not only by family, but all the people whose lives were touched by this remarkable woman.
Betty was known throughout the county for her sewing and alterations, always giving her customers excellent workmanship at an extremely fair price. She donated many hours of service to the police, sheriff and fire departments by sewing patches on their sleeves at no cost. Betty had a passion for bowling, watching the Orioles and Redskins, listening to country western music and riding her John Deere tractor. Betty always enjoyed having dogs in her house and even bred several types over the years. Most of all, Betty loved having her many relatives and friends stop by for a visit.
Betty was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 52 years Philip Howard Phelps, sons Gregory Howard and Michael Wayne Phelps, brothers Stanley, Gorman, and Thomas Buckler and sisters Grace Humphreys, Marguerite Gettier, Thelma Trott and Lucille Wood.
She is survived by her sons Larry Phelps and wife Susan of Prince Frederick and Brian Phelps of Huntingtown, daughter Dianne Phelps of Huntingtown; three grandchildren, Mark Phelps and wife Heather of Edgewater, MD, Kevin Phelps and wife Kerry of Hanover, MD and Phillip Phelps of Sunderland, MD. Also surviving are three grandchildren, Ian, Maxwell and Caroline Phelps, and sisters Doris Buckler Hall and Helen Buckler Phelps.
Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.
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