Harry Wootton Sr. Started car dealership

November 01, 1990

Services for Harry D. Wootton Sr., president of an automobile dealership in Pasadena, will be held at 2 p.m. today at the Loring Byers Funeral Directors, 8728 Liberty Road in Randallstown.

Mr. Wootton, who was 68 and had lived in Chestertown for thepast eight years, died Sunday at Johns Hopkins Hospital after a stroke.

In 1969, he started Volvo Land Inc. in Pasadena, which did business under that name until it added other lines of cars and became known as Wootton Motor Cars.

Earlier, he was a partner in Michaelson Motors, a Northwest Baltimore dealership with which he had been associated since 1948.

Born in Baltimore, he served in the Army during World War II and received a Purple Heart after being wounded while serving with an armored unit in Europe.

He lived at various times in homes he restored in Charles Village, Otterbein and Chestertown.

Mr. Wootton is survived by his wife, the former Lillian M. Harrison; three sons, David W. Wootton of Brooklandville, Harry D. Wootton Jr. of Clearwater, Fla., and Frederick B. Wootton of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; two daughters, Linda Lee Gorsuch of Westminster and Susan Gail O'Hara of Baynesville; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

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