Columbia Obituaries

Columbia Obituaries

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  • Wednesday Jul 22 | via The Baltimore Sun 

    Celebrating the life of Columbia pioneer Wesley Yamaka

    The life of a Columbia pioneer, social justice advocate, minister and graphic artist - who is best known for his hundreds of colorful silkscreen posters bearing philosophical quotes - will be celebrated at a memorial service on Sunday. Wesley "Wes" Yamaka died of a long-term illness March 12 at age 86 in a hospital near his home in Keizer, Ore.


  • Monday Jul 20 | via The Baltimore Sun 

    Rodney L. Hoover

    Rodney L. Hoover, a retired Randallstown High School physics and general science teacher who also had been department chair, died Thursday of cancer at Vantage House in Columbia. He was 83. The son of Joseph F. Hoover and Grace C. Shuman Hoover, farmers, Rodney Leroy Hoover was born and raised in Newburg, Pa.


  • Thursday Jul 16 | via Observer 

    Charles David Berry

    Charles David Berry, age 62, of Dunkirk, N.Y., passed away on July 15, 2015 at Strong Memorial Hospital from recent health complications. He was surrounded by his children, Ben, Luke, and Marisa.


  • Tuesday Jul 14 | via Dayton Daily News 

    PHILLIPS, Audrey Constance

    News Death Notice PHILLIPS, Audrey Constance Age 93, of New Iberia, LA passed away February 13, 2015 at Iberia Medical Center in New Iberia, LA. She was born July 2, 1921 in Stratford, Ontario to the late Alfred Edward and Beatrice Mary Mae Case.


  • Thursday Jul 9 | via The Baltimore Sun 

    Harold L. Kirkwood, engineer

    Harold L. Kirkwood, a World War II veteran and retired State Highway Administration senior engineer, died Thursday of cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Columbia. He was 89. The son of Wilmer Kirkwood, a lead burner, and Mary Madeline Harthausen Kirkwood, a homemaker, Harold Lloyd Kirkwood was born in Baltimore and raised in Irvington.


  • Monday Jul 6 | via 

    Taylor Rebecca Perdue, 18

    On July 2, 2015, Taylor Rebecca Perdue , loving daughter of Theresa LaMotte, and Steve Perdue. Step-daughter of Eric Scott, and Sarah Perdue.


  • Jul 1, 2015 | via The Baltimore Sun 

    Catherine J. Cochran

    Catherine J. Cochran, who became a fixture in Howard County civic and political life after settling there nearly 60 years ago and also had a successful real estate career, died Sunday at Holly Hill Farm in Clarksville. She was 85. "She was a wonderful friend and I first met her when we moved here in 1969.


  • Jul 1, 2015 | via 

    Barbershop as God's counseling center in BedStuy, Br...

    The electric hair clippers extend like they are a scepter inviting the next customer to step into the throne. Delon Love grasps the crown of the teenager's skull with a large, steady hand.


  • Jun 30, 2015 | via Cape Gazette 

    Joseph C. 'Trey' Duke III, true love for music

    Trey was born June 18, 1990, in Columbia, Md., and grew up in Seaford. He attended Sussex Tech High School and Del Tech Community College in Georgetown.


  • Jun 28, 2015 | via Martinsburg Journal 

    Louis G. Surgen

    Born Feb. 2, 1951, in Washington, D.C., he was the son of the late Raymond Charles and Olive Rice Surgen.