Archive for the ‘Obituaries’ Category

PostHeaderIcon Clarence Leonard Outlaw of Suitland, MD, January 31, 2014 – April 10, 2014

Clarance Leonard “Outlaw” Outlaw, Jr.

Clarence Leonard Outlaw, Jr. age 83 of Suitland, MD., passed on April 10, 2014.  Dear Father of Dwain M. Outlaw (Tonja) of Stafford, VA.   Loving Brother of John T. Outlaw (Mamie) of Oxen Hill, MD.  Also survived by 6 Grandchildren, 4 Step Children and a host of Step-Grandchildren, and other relatives and friends.  He was pre-deceased by his wife the late Regina Viola (Greenhow) Outlaw and wife Margaret (Hinton) Outlaw.  Clarence, a US Army veteran, received a Purple Heart for his meritorious actions as a commissioned officer.

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PostHeaderIcon James P. Musser of Temple Hills, MD, January 4, 1933 – April 13, 2014

James P. Musser, “Pop Pop”, age 81, went home to be with the Lord on April 13, 2014 at Charlotte Hall Veteran’s Home. He was born on January 4, 1933 in Six Mile Run, PA to the late Harvey Carson and the late Bessie Olive Musser.

James graduated Class of 1951 from Saxton Liberty High School in Pennsylvania. There he met his high school sweetheart Dona Carberry, whom he would spend the next 65 years with. He played baseball, football and basketball. He went on to become an Honorary Member of Broad Top Old Timer’s Hall of Fame. On April 26, 1953, James married the love of his life Dona and from this union four children were born.

James served in the United States Army during the Korean War and held the rank of Staff Sergeant. He went on to retire from the District of Columbia Housing Authority as a House Inspector.

He was an avid sports fan and supported the Baltimore Orioles and Washington Redskins. Most importantly, he enjoyed spoiling his children and grandchildren.

James was formerly a member of Temple Hills Church of God and most recently a member of Accokeek First Church of God.  

He leaves to cherish his memory, his loving wife of 60 years Dona, whom he affectionately called “Snook;” children Christopher Mark Musser, Kevin Matthew Musser (Debbie), Tricia Dawn Musser (Danny); grandchildren Joshua David Allison, Kristen Nicole Allison, Zachary James Graham; great granddaughter Alayna Nicole Allison; brother Harvey Musser; sister Shirley Eichelberger; extended family Vickie, Crystal and Christian Galentine, Brianna Hawkins, Joey Stanley, Darlene Covolo, Tami Paris, Sandy Hamilton, Tina Adkinson and Vincent Wells.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son Timothy James Musser; brothers Donald, Alfred and Jessie Musser; sisters Vera Hicklin, Pearl Makinshak and Thelma Carberry.

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PostHeaderIcon Thomas “Dinky” Bell of Lothian, Maryland, October 11, 1953 – April 12, 2014

Thomas N. Bell “Dinky”, age 60 of Lothian, Maryland passed away Saturday April 12, 2014.  He is the beloved husband of over 40 years of Nancy Bell, and loving father of Thomas Bell, Jr, Robert “Bob” Bell and Sandy Musser.  He is also survived by 13 grandchildren and a sister Ellen Diane Jett.

 Mr. Bell lived in the Lothian, MD for over 20 years and worked for the John C. Grimber Co., Inc.of Rockville, MD  as a carpenter.  He was very active with the Marlboro Boys and Girls Club having coached, served as equipment manager and served as a member of the board. In his spare time you could find him playing the slot machines.  But to his family he was just a great guy and loved by all.

 

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PostHeaderIcon Thomas “Dinky” N. Bell of Lothian, Maryland, October 11, 1953 – April 12, 2014

Thomas N. Bell “Dinky”, age 60 of Lothian, Maryland passed away Saturday April 12, 2014.  He is the beloved husband of over 40 years of Nancy Bell, and loving father of Thomas Bell, Jr, Robert “Bob” Bell and Sandy Musser.  He is also survived by 13 grandchildren and a sister Ellen Diane Jett.

 Mr. Bell lived in the Lothian, MD for over 20 years and worked for the John C. Grimber Co., Inc.of Rockville, MD  as a carpenter.  He was very active with the Marlboro Boys and Girls Club having coached, served as equipment manager and served as a member of the board. In his spare time you could find him playing the slot machines.  But to his family he was just a great guy and loved by all.

 

Funeral serviced were held on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at the Lee Funeral Home Calvert, P.A. and interment was at Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton, MD.

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PostHeaderIcon Sterling Vernon House, Sr. of Ft. Washington, MD, March 26, 1945 – April 7, 2014

Sterling Vernon “Butch” House, Sr. age 68, of Ft. Washington, MD, died unexpectedly on April 7, 2014.  He is survived by his children, Sterling V. House Jr. of Kennesaw, GA, Kevin House of Leesburg, FL, Stephanie Kernan of Mascotte, FL, and Melissa Emmons of Lady Lake, FL. 

Services private.

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PostHeaderIcon William R. Trumbull of Lusby, Maryland, December 25, 1949 – April 9, 2014

William R. Trumbull, age 64, of Lusby, MD, passed away on April 9, 2014.  He was the beloved husband of Valerie Trumbull and loving father of Jeremy R. Trumbull, Jodi L. Perez and her husband Luis and Kimberly A. Trumbull.  Grandfather of Ella Perez, and soon to be his second grandchild, brother of the late Stephen Trumbull and Cheryl Trumbull and son of the late Clayton and Billie Trumbull Lackford.

For over 32 years he was the devoted husband to Valerie.  They lived in Lusby for 22 years where they raised their family.  He was the founder of TMS, Inc., an HVAC service and installation company located in Waldorf, MD.  He was a member of ACCA and the Solomon Island Yacht Club.  William enjoyed a number of hobbies, which included boating, cruising, playing golf and was a very big Redskins fan. 

Memorial contributions may be made to:  Melwood, 5606 Dower House Road, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772 or Race for Hope – DC, email to: teamlombardi@curebraintumors.org.

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PostHeaderIcon James “Jim” Eugene Straub of Wheaton, MD, April 7, 1938 – April 5, 2014

James “Jim” Eugene Straub of Wheaton, Maryland, passed away at the age of 75.

He was born in Washington, DC on April 7, 1938 to the late Laurence M. and Mary I. (Fowler) Straub.

He was the beloved father of Catherine Hogan and her husband Jim, Michelle Wittsack  and her husband Paul, Terry Hummel and her husband Thomas.  He was the brother of Yvonne Nielsen, the uncle of Linda Mathis, Donald Nielsen, Larry Nielsen and Jeanne Linville, and devoted grandfather of Laura and David Wittsack and Jennifer and Michael Hummel. 

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PostHeaderIcon James “Jim” Eugene Straub of Wheaton, MD, April 4, 1938 – April 5, 2014

James “Jim” Eugene Straub of Wheaton, Maryland, passed away at the age of 75.

He was born in Washington, DC on April 7, 1938 to the late Laurence M. and Mary I. (Fowler) Straub.

Jim served four years in the US Air Force during the Vietnam War.

He was the beloved father of Catherine Hogan and her husband Jim, Michelle Wittsack  and her husband Paul, Terry Hummel and her husband Thomas.  He was the brother of Yvonne Nielsen, the uncle of Linda Mathis, Donald Nielsen, Larry Nielsen and Jeanne Linville, and devoted grandfather of Laura and David Wittsack and Jennifer and Michael Hummel. 

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PostHeaderIcon Leo Hofmann of Aquasco Md, November 26, 1934 – April 5, 2014

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PostHeaderIcon Leo Hofman of Aquasco Md, November 26, 1934 – April 5, 2014

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