Paddy, Donald Lee, Sr.
Birth: Saturday, March 18, 1950
Residence: Chesapeake Beach, MD
Death: Friday, July 22, 2022 at the age of 72
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Donald Lee Paddy, Sr., 72, of Chesapeake Beach passed away July 22, 2022, at his home surrounded by family and friends. He was born March 18, 1950, in Prince Frederick to James Joseph and Marilyn Elizabeth (Enos) Paddy. Donald grew up in Chesapeake Beach and joined the United States Army in 1968. He served in Vietnam for a year and was a recipient of the Purple Heart before he was honorably discharged in 1970. He married Beatrice Smith in 1987 and they lived in various places in Southern Maryland before moving to Chesapeake Beach 3 years ago. Donald worked as a carpenter and door mechanic at NIH for many years, retiring in 2004. He was a member of the Purple Heart Association and a former member of the North Beach Volunteer Fire Department. In his spare time, he enjoyed gardening and all types of home improvement projects. Donald was a good man. He loved his family, especially his mother and took great care of her throughout the years.

Donald is survived by his loving wife Beatrice Paddy of Chesapeake Beach, son Donald Lee Paddy, Jr. and his wife Emily of Huntingtown, grandchildren Donald Lee Paddy III and Jordan Starr Paddy, mother Marilyn Crider, sister Barbara Marie Paddy, and brother William Earl Paddy and his wife Denise all of Chesapeake Beach, sister-in-law Karen Paddy of North Beach, and his constant companion Cody. He was preceded in death by his father James Paddy and brother James Paddy Jr.


Thursday, July 28, 2022
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Rausch Funeral Home-Owings
8325 Mt. Harmony Lane
Owings, MD 20736

Funeral Service

Friday, July 29, 2022
11:00 AM
Rausch Funeral Home-Owings
8325 Mt. Harmony Lane
Owings, MD 20736


MD Veterans Cemetery-Cheltenham
11301 Crain Highway
Cheltenham, MD 20623


Hospice of the Chesapeake
90 Ritchie Highway
Pasadena, MD 21122

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105
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