Obituaries

St. Leonard, Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Departments Regret to Announce Passing of Raleigh Midkiff III

St. Leonard, Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Departments Regret to Announce Passing of Raleigh Midkiff III

“Our members are deeply saddened by the passing of Raleigh Midkiff III. Raleigh was a member of our department for many, many years and just recently transferred to Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department. Raleigh was also a career firefighter with D.C. Fire Department. Raleigh served in many positions in our department, most recently serving as...
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Mechanicsville Volunteer Rescue Squad Regrets to Announce Passing of Cody Alexander Sir, 31

Mechanicsville Volunteer Rescue Squad Regrets to Announce Passing of Cody Alexander Sir, 31

The officers and members of the Mechanicsville Volunteer Rescue Squad regret to announce the passing of member Cody Sir. Cody joined the department in 2009 as an active member. In 2010 he obtained his EMT Certification and eventually obtained his IV Tech Certification. Cody later obtained his EVOC Certification and was turned over as...
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Johnathon Richard Crowley Jr.

Johnathon Richard Crowley Jr.

Johnathon is survived by his mother, Tracey Lynn Graves; his mamaw, Elizabeth Louise Graves, whom he loved with every inch of his soul; his grandfather, Ronald Gerald Graves, who Johnathon considered a father figure since John’s biological father passed away when he was only 6 months old (1992). John is survived by his son,...
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Michael Edward Zirnhelt, 63

Michael Edward Zirnhelt, 63

Michael Edward Zirnhelt, 63, of Lothian, MD, passed away on April 7, 2021 at Anne Arundel Medical Center with his wife, daughter, and son in-law by his side. He was born February 3, 1958 to Edward and Ruth Zirnhelt and was raised on Broadwater Creek in Churchton, MD. Mike graduated from Southern High School...
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John Norris “Pop” Brady, Sr., 88

John Norris “Pop” Brady, Sr., 88

John Norris “Pop” Brady, Sr., 88 of North Beach, MD, formally of Hillside, MD, passed away on April 9, 2021 at Calvert Hospital. Born on February 23, 1933 to Albert Norris Brady and Emma Louise (Grimley) Brady. Pop was a lifetime member of Hillside Volunteer Fire Department, joining in 1949, entered the Marine Corps...
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Joan Frances Stone Hayden

Joan Frances Stone Hayden

Joan Frances Stone Hayden died on Sunday, April 11, 2021 in Solomons, Maryland. Joan was born on October 16, 1936, in Washington, D.C.; her parents were Francis Aubrey Stone and Thelma Fletcher Stone. She was an only child. She spent her girlhood in the District and later in St. Mary’s County, where her father’s...
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Harold Hampton King

Harold Hampton King

“Hampton” passed away peacefully on April 7, 2021. He was born October 13, 1929 in the original Calvert County Hospital and delivered by his great uncle Dr. Isaac King, founder of the hospital. His parents were Harold E. King and Margaret V. King. He is survived by his loving wife, Patricia King, former wife...
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Joan Bernadette Williams, 77

Joan Bernadette Williams, 77

Joan Bernadette Williams, 77, of Camp Springs, MD, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday,April 20, 2021. On Saturday, May 15, 2021, visitation will begin at 12:00 pm until time of service at 1:00 pm at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 2294 Old Washington Rd., Waldorf, MD 20601. Interment will be private.
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Vivian Laverne McKinley

Vivian Laverne McKinley

On Monday, April 26, 2021, Vivian Laverne McKinley, affectionately known to many as Mother Vivian, peacefully transitioned from this world to take her rest with our lord and savior Jesus Christ. Vivian was a woman of prayer, mountain moving faith, love and humor. Mother Vivian’s family is so grateful that they were able to...
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Brenda Joyce Darby, 76

Brenda Joyce Darby, 76

Brenda Joyce Darby, 76, of Severn, MD, entered into eternal rest on Monday, April 26, 2021. On Tuesday, May 11, 2021, visitation will begin at 9:00 am until time of service at 9:45 am at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 2294 Old Washington Rd., Waldorf, MD 20601. Interment to follow at the Cheltenham Veterans Cemetery.
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Avis S. Isom

Avis S. Isom

On Monday, April 26, 2021, Avis S. Isom entered into eternal rest. Family and friends will gather on Thursday, May 13, 2021, at the Temple of Praise, 700 Southern Avenue SE in Washington, DC at 10:00am until hour of service at 11:00am. Interment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery in Clinton, MD.
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George Michael Horne “Mike”, 74

George Michael Horne “Mike”, 74

George Michael Horne “Mike”, 74, of Licking, MO passed away on April 26, 2021 at the Missouri Veterans Home in St. James, MO. Mike was born on August 23, 1946 in York, PA, the son of Harold and Ruthilee Horne. Mike retired from the United States Navy as a Lieutenant Commander after 20 years...
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Beyene Hagos

Peacefully on Friday, April 23, 2021, Beyene Hagos departed this earthly life in Adelphi, MD. Family and friends will unite on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 from 12:00pm until time of service 1:00pm at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home 2294 Old Washington Road, Waldorf, MD 20601. Interment will follow at Heritage Memorial Cemetery, Waldorf, MD.
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Joseph Wendell Curtis

Joseph Wendell Curtis

Joseph Wendell Curtis, known as “Foot”, was born September 16, 1959 in St. Mary’s County, Maryland to the late Margaret and Peter Curtis. He was called home to the Lord on April 22, 2021, at the age of 61. Wendell earned his education in the St. Mary’s County Public School system and received his...
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Lieutenant Harvey (Lou)

Lieutenant Harvey (Lou)

Lieutenant Harvey was born on April 28, 1936. Lieutenant transitioned peacefully from his home in Lusby, Maryland on April 16, 2021. Lou, as he was affectionately called, grew up in Holly Springs, Mississippi and received his formal education in Holly Springs, Mississippi. Lou is the eldest of seven children born to Arthur Sr. and...
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Albert Daniel “Danny” Robinson, 72

Albert Daniel “Danny” Robinson, 72

Albert Daniel “Danny” Robinson, 72, of Huntingtown, MD passed away on April 26, 2021 at his residence. Born October 5, 1948 in Warrenton, NC, he was the son of the late Robert Lewis Robinson and Helen Quinn Robinson. Danny served in the U.S. Army and was a Vietnam veteran. During his enlistment, he received...
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Eugene Levi Randolph, 83

Eugene Levi Randolph, 83

Eugene Levi Randolph, 83, of St. Leonard, Maryland passed away surrounded by his family on April 24, 2021 at his home. Born on February 3,1938 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, he was the last living of 7 sons of the late James Alfred and Molly Welch Randolph. Eugene served in the Army from 1961-1963. He was...
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Deputy First Class William Weston “Wes” Beisel, 32

Deputy First Class William Weston “Wes” Beisel, 32

Deputy First Class William Weston “Wes” Beisel, 32, passed away at his Hollywood, Md. home on April 8, 2021. He is survived by his wife, Ashley, and their two sons, William and Waylon. He also leaves behind his parents, Rebecca and Larry Beisel of Ruther Glen, Va. and Kenny and Lisa Wilson of Kennet,...
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Peyton Alexander Ham, 16

Peyton Alexander Ham, 16

Peyton Alexander Ham, 16, of Leonardtown, tragically passed away on April 13, 2021. Peyton was born on February 26, 2005, to Jason Ham & Kristee Boyle at Naval Hospital Pensacola, Florida, and was always an absolute joy and light of his parents’ life. He was an “old soul” who gravitated naturally to adults at...
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Kody Riley Marvin Stinnett, 17

Kody Riley Marvin Stinnett, 17

Kody Riley Marvin Stinnett, 17, of Owings passed away April 11, 2021. He was born December 30, 2003 in Prince Frederick to Vicki and Wesley Stinnett. Kody grew up in Owings and attended Windy Hill Elementary and Windy Hill Middle School and was currently an honor roll student in his junior year at Northern...
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Lt. Col. Carl H. Dubac, USMC Retired, 88

Lt. Col. Carl H. Dubac, USMC Retired, 88

Lt. Col. Carl H. Dubac, USMC Retired, of Compton, MD passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 10, 2021, at the age of 88. Carl was a United States Marine Corps aviator and served with great honor and distinction for over 20 years. He was a Vietnam War Veteran where he flew A-4E and A-6A...
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Aloysius “Al” David Ammann, 61

Aloysius “Al” David Ammann, 61

Aloysius “Al” David Ammann, 61 of Leonardtown, MD passed away on April 10, 2021 in Leonardtown, MD. Born January 31, 1960 in Cheverly, MD, he was the son of the late Ada V. Beall Ammann and Clyde E. Ammann. AL was the loving husband of Wanda L. Ammann whom he married on September 11,...
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Agnes Marie Wathen, 92,

Agnes Marie Wathen, 92,

Agnes Marie Wathen, 92, of Leonardtown, MD formerly from Bushwood, MD passed away on April 6, 2021 in Leonardtown, MD. She was the daughter of the late Ethel Marie Ridgell Hammett and Ignatius Abell Hammett. Agnes was the loving wife of the late John Hayden Wathen whom she married on December 26, 1946 in...
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Kimberly Kay Elliott “Kim” 56

Kimberly Kay Elliott “Kim” 56

Kimberly Kay Elliott “Kim” 56, of St. Mary’s, City MD, formerly from Princeton, MN was taken from this world from Esophageal-Gastric cancer on April 6th, 2021 with her loving family by her side. She was born on January 23rd, 1965 in Minneapolis, MN, to Janice K. Wendorff and the late James. A. Wendorff Sr....
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Elmer C. Brown, Jr, “Buster”, 75

Elmer C. Brown, Jr, “Buster”, 75

Elmer C. Brown, Jr, “Buster”, 75 of Hollywood, MD formerly from Clinton, MD passed away on April 5, 2021 at his home. He was born on November 13, 1945 in Washington, DC and was the loving son of the late Mary Evelyn McLeran Brown and Elmer C. Brown, Sr. Elmer was the loving husband...
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