Robert E. Linthicum, Jr.
OCEAN CITY — Robert “Bob” E. Linthicum, Jr., age 86, died on Friday, June 24, 2016.
Born in Washington, DC, he was the son of the late Robert E., Sr. and Elizabeth Linthicum.
He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Maureen O’Neill Linthicum; daughter Karen (Paul) Sniegon of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; daughter Donna (Jeff) Berns of Cherry Hill, N.J.; son Robert (Susan) Linthicum of Chantilly, Va.; nine grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren.
Bob grew up in the Brookland neighborhood in Northeast Washington. He graduated from St. Anthony Catholic School, Gonzaga College High School (’47), Georgetown University (’51) and Georgetown Law School (’57).
Bob was a member of the United States Marine Corps from 1948 to 1989, when he officially retired as a Lt Colonel. He was a Korean War veteran, having served in combat as a weapons company tank platoon leader. He retired from the Federal government after working for the Civil Service Commission, the Central Intelligence Agency in Vietnam, and the Federal Communications Commission. He also had previously worked at GEICO and had his own private law practice. After moving to Ocean City in 1984, he was a magistrate judge for the Worcester County District Court and also worked at and enjoyed many rounds of golf at the Pine Shore Golf Course.
A Mass of Christian burial will take place at 11 a.m. on July 18, 2016 at St. Aloysius Catholic Church on the campus of Gonzaga College High School, 19 I Street NW, Washington, DC. Interment will be at 11 a.m., on July 19 at Quantico National Cemetery, Quantico, Va.
A donation in his Bob’s may be made to Veterans of Foreign Wars; Marine Corps Heritage Foundation; and USMC Tankers Association.
John Wesley Whitlock, Jr.
BERLIN — John Wesley (Leprechaun) Whitlock, Jr., age 63, of Berlin died Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at home with his family by his side.
He was born in Salisbury and was the son of John W. Whitlock Sr. and Gladys W. Malcom and stepson of the late Vernon E. Malcom.
He enjoyed spending time and playing with his grandchildren, riding his motorcycle, shed hunting, Karaoke and camping at Tall Pines Harbor Campground. John loved being the center of attention and just the all-around jokester. He will be sadly missed by all the lives he touched.
He is survived by two sons, John W. Whitlock III and wife Tanya and Tony E. Whitlock and wife Brandy; a daughter, Kimberly E.D. Scott and husband Jason (Jake); two sisters, Deana W. Melton and husband Mike and TC Donoway and fiancé Rick Adams; two brothers, Albert L. Whitlock and Roy D. Whitlock; seven grandchildren, Ricky, Daniel, Paris, Paigely, Starleigh, Payton and Skylar; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Patsy E. Whitlock.
Services were held. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to John W. Whitlock Jr., c/o Kimberly Scott, 10041 Harrison Rd., Berlin, Md. 21811.
Condolences may be sent by visiting www.bishophastingsfh.com
Dale H. Carey
BERLIN — Dale H. Carey, age 78, died on Monday, July 4, 2016 at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin.
Born in Laurel, Del., he was the son of the late Russel and Pauline Baker Carey. He was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Carey.
Surviving, is his son Kirk Carey and his fiancée Judy Collins of Ocean City, and a grandson Alex Carey of Whiton. Also surviving are numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends.
Mr. Carey had served in the United State Marine Corps and later worked for 31 years with Acme Stores, as a butcher. In retirement, he spent time socializing with his friends, watching the Orioles and Ravens’ games, and tackling the hardest crossword puzzles. In earlier years he enjoyed camping with his son.
A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, Aug. 6 at 1 p.m. at the American Legion Post #123 in Berlin. Letters of condolence may be sent via: www.burbagefuneralhome.com