John Russell Willard, 22

January 31, 2013

Willard, John webscanJohn Russell Willard, 22, passed away Jan. 28 in Lothian. He was born June 21, 1990 in Prince Frederick to Glen Russell Willard and Bonnie Jean Mister. John was raised in Calvert County until moving to Lothian in 2004. He attended Southern High School in Harwood and was employed as a maintenance engineer at Duncan Family Campground in Lothian. He was known as a hard worker, loved being outdoors, and enjoyed hunting and working on cars. Most of all, John enjoyed spending time with his son Hunter.

John is survived by his son Hunter Russell Willard, mother and step-father Bonnie J. and Michael R. Chapdelaine of Lothian; a sister Amanda M. Harris and husband Joe of Richmond, VA; and brother Andy Willard of Chesapeake Beach. He is also survived by several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Family and friends will be received Friday, Feb. 1 from 7 to 8 p.m. at Rausch Funeral Home, P.A., 8325 Mt. Harmony Lane, Owings, where a memorial service and celebration of John’s life will follow at 8 p.m. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers memorial donations in John’s name may be made to the Anne Arundel County Crisis Response System, 43 Community Place, Crownsville, MD 21032. For information or to leave condolences visit

Arrangements by Rausch Funeral Home, 8325 Mount Harmony Lane, Owings, MD  Contact: Bill Gross (410) 257-6181

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