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|Darney, George Frederick, IV
Birth: 1953-06-19 in Clinton, Maryland
|George Frederick Darney, IV, 58, of California, MD., died on March 27, 2012 at his residence. Born on June 19, 1953 in Clinton, MD, he was the son of the late Vera Mae and George Frederick Darney, IV. |
George is survived by his sisters: Susan Trossbach of Leonardtown, MD., Linda Zimmerman of Amherst, VA, and Eve Marino of Torrance, CA. He survived by his nephews and nieces: Joshua Trossbach and Linda Trossbach of Lusby, MD., Robert and Frederick Laabs of Lexington, VA , Robin Laabs, and Dawn Zimmerman of Lexington Park, MD., and Shannon Bates of China.
He is preceded in death by his siblings: Yvonne McKenzie, and Daniel Darney.
George graduated from La Plata High School and was the Co-Owner of DC & D Painting and Coldwell Banker. He enjoyed sports, gardening, and his family.
Services will be private.
Arrangements provided by the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, P.A, Leonardtown, MD.
|Smith, Darrin Ray
|Watson, Robert Edward
Birth: 1930-01-13 in Owings, Maryland
|Robert Edward “Pete” Watson, 82, of Leonardtown, MD, a former longtime resident of Friendship and Fairhaven, MD, passed away March 27, 2012 at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, MD. Pete was born January 13, 1930 in Owings, MD to Samuel W. and Bertie M. (Catterton) Watson. He was raised in Owings and attended Calvert County public schools. |
He served in the US Army, and married Jacqueline Louise Bittner January 29, 1949. They lived and raised their family in Friendship and Fairhaven, MD.
Pete was employed as a refrigeration and plant engineer at the Meadow Gold ice cream plant in Alexandria, VA, retiring in the mid 1980’s. He had also been a longtime farmer raising tobacco and livestock for many years. He and Jacqueline were divorced after 25 years of marriage, and Pete had recently resided with his son and daughter-in-law in Leonardtown. In his leisure time Pete loved playing golf, and also enjoyed crabbing.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sisters Evelyn Bowen and Helen Humphrey, and brothers Samuel and Vernon Watson.
He is survived by six children: Judith A. “Judy” Neiswenter and husband David of San Angelo, TX, Robert V. “Bobby” Watson of Prince Frederick, MD, P. Michael “Mike” Watson, Sr. and wife Carole of Leonardtown, MD, Deborah J. “Debbie” Dickerman of Prince Frederick, MD, Victoria L. “Vicki” Avila and husband Ralph of Roseville, CA, and Daniel E. Watson and wife Rebecca of Harwood, MD. Also surviving are ten grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.
A memorial visitation will be held on Saturday, March 31, 2012 from 2-4 PM at Rausch Funeral Home, P.A., 8325 Mt. Harmony Lane, Owings, MD. Inurnment will follow in Mt. Harmony United Methodist Church Cemetery, Owings, MD.
Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home, P.A.
|Thompson, Dennis Johnny
|On March 27, 2012 Dennis Johnny Thompson was granted access to his final path of life, he bravely accepted, leaving everything behind, and became one of the Elite, in Father God’s Heavenly kingdom. Dennis was born on Mar 16, 1959 to Dennis and the late Mary Thompson. He was their first born and was educated in the Charles County public school system.|
Dennis was an avid race car fan, and built his first race car at a very young age. He also enjoyed street racing. Dennis became a business owner at a very young age as well, Dennis Auto and Transmission, in Waldorf, MD. He later sold that business, and decided his real passion was playing pool and seemed to master the game. You could find him playing pool in his free time, and eventually he found he enjoyed it so much he decided to work at the Billards Pool Hall. He would later become a business owner again in partnership with his brother, John and they created Thompson Brothers Lawn Services. However, he still found time for playing pool, right up until his acceptance was granted to the Elite of family and friends in Gods garden.
His memories will be cherished, by his daughters Denise and Ashley Riley, Katrina and Dinette Thompson, his father, James Dennis Thompson, brothers John, Howard, Daniel (Karla), Mark, Eugene, Joseph Thompson, sisters, Joan Wallace, Connie Simms Mary, Viola, Christine Thompson, very special friend, Selina Smith, grandchildren: Kimaya, Kamari Riley, Datrina, Ronald, Demetrius, Aunts Dorothy Watts (Ray), Pauline Mason (Ronnie), Shirley ford, Cecil, John, Eugene (Joyce) and Francis, Beverly Dorsey; close family friends: Towanda Taylor and Terry Hansen.
Dennis also has a host of extended family and friends.
Dennis was preceded in death by his mother Mary H. Thompson, brother Kenneth Thompson, grand parents Viola Johnson and Sylvester Briscoe, brother-in- law, Raymond H. Wallace Jr, aunt Rosalie Proctor, uncle, Junior Ford.
His viewing will be held on Saturday, April 7th, 9:00am until Service 10:30am, Chapel of THORNTON Funeral Home, P.A., 3439 Livingston Road, Indian Head, MD 20640. Interment St. Catherine's Catholic Church Cemetery, McChoncie, MD.
Arrangements provided by Thornton Funeral Home.
|Tipton, Robert William
Birth: 1946-01-21 in La Plata, Maryland
|Robert "Butch" Tipton was the owner and operator of Tipton Excavating for 40+ years and a member of the NRA with awards in Coon Hunting. He was legend to the local community, an avid race and stock car driver, and loved his red tractor. |
Mr. Tipton was a proud, hard working, devoted father. He is the son of the late Robert Claude Tipton and the late Katherine Mae Welch Tipton.
Mr. Tipton is survived by his wife of 11 years, Joyce V. Tipton; two sons, Rodney W. (Kerrie) Tipton of Port Tobacco and Rodger W. Tipton of Annapolis, MD; one daughter, Katie J. (John) Haile of Port Tobacco; two step-sons, Butch Dixon of Nanjemoy and Billy Dixon of Bryantown, MD; two step-daughters, Joann Copsey of Newburg, MD and Jean Dixon of PA; three brothers, Herbert R. Tipton of VA, Pretson Tipton of Iowa, and Bruce E. (Shelby) Tipton of Port Tobacco; also survived by five grandchildren, 6 step-grandchildren, and one step-great grandchild.
His viewing will be held on Saturday, March 31, 2012 from 3-6PM with a Memorial Service at 6PM at Raymond Funeral Chapel (5635 Washington Ave., La Plata, MD 20646).
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society (P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123).
Arrangements provided by Raymond Funeral Service.
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