Linton E. Kilmon Jr.AT&T engineerServices for Linton Emory...


April 18, 1991

Linton E. Kilmon Jr.

AT&T engineer

Services for Linton Emory Kilmon Jr., a retired engineer, avid sailor and a past commodore of the Chesapeake Bay Yacht Club Association, will be held today at 11 a.m. at the Trinity Episcopal Church, 12400 Manor Road in Long Green.

A Baltimore native, Mr. Kilmon died of cancer Sunday at hihome in Phoenix. He was 55.

Mr. Kilmon retired from American Telephone & Telegraph Co. aa senior engineer in 1989. He spent five years there and 25 years with its subsidiary, Western Electric Co. He joined Western Electric as an industrial engineer in 1959.

He was a member of the Baltimore Chapter of the American Institute of Industrial Engineers and served as its president from 1967 to 1968.

Mr. Kilmon attended public schools in Baltimore and was graduate of Baltimore Polytechnic Institute. He graduated from the Johns Hopkins University and received a master's degree in personnel management from George Washington University in Washington.

Mr. Kilmon's first wife, the former Sarah Scheleen, died in 1978.

Involved in yachting since 1967, Mr. Kilmon served as a sail captain of the Baltimore Yacht Club from 1976 to 1977, commodore of the Chesapeake Cruising Multihull Association in 1979 and commodore of the Chesapeake Bay Yacht Club Association from 1983 to 1984.

Mr. Kilmon was an active member of his church, Trinity Episcopal, for more than 25 years and sang in its choir.

Last March, he joined the Adherence Lodge 88 of the Masons.

Mr. Kilmon is survived by his wife of seven years, the former Sandra Jean Betts of Phoenix; two sons, Stephen Phillips Kilmon of Miami, Fla., and Clifford Emory Kilmon of Cockeysville; a stepdaughter, Deborah Taylor Bennett of Westminster; a brother, Charles W. Kilmon of Hydes; a sister, Eleanor K. Doerr of Rosemont, Pa.; and five grandchildren.

The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to a memorial fund in Mr. Kilmon's name that has been established at the Trinity Episcopal Church.

Margaret Stephens

Executive assistant

Services for Margaret A. Stephens, an executive assistant to the chief executive officer at J. L. Wickham Co. in Baltimore, will be held at 1 p.m. today at Ruck Towson Funeral Home, 1050 York Road.

Ms. Stephens, who was 51 and lived in Baltimore's Inner Harbor area, died Sunday of lung cancer.

Born in Norfolk, Va., Ms. Stephens grew up in Laurel and graduated from Laurel High School and the University of Maryland.

During her career, Ms. Stephens worked as an executive assistant and a legal assistant in Baltimore and Washington. Her most recent post was with J. L. Wickham.

She also had worked as an assistant vice president at Abu Dhabi International Bank's Washington office.

Ms. Stevens was an active volunteer with the Johns Hopkins Children's Center. She also was a patron of the arts.

She was formerly married to William S. Corey and to Robert W. Hall.

Ms. Stephens is survived by her mother and stepfather, Mary Anne and W. T. Brown of Vero Beach, Fla.; two sons, William S. Corey Jr. of Baltimore and Douglas S. Corey of Alexandria, Va.; three grandchildren, Christopher W. Corey and Melissa A. Corey of Baltimore and Rebecca L. Corey of Alexandria; and six brothers and sisters.

The family suggested memorial contributions to the Hopkins Children's Center.

Joseph D. Heath Jr.

Worked at hospital

A Mass of Christian burial for Joseph D. Heath Jr., who was a technician controlling automated heating, cooling and other systems at St. Joseph Hospital, will be offered at 9 a.m. today at Our Lady of Hope Roman Catholic Church, 7945 N. Boundary Road, Dundalk.

Mr. Heath, who was 42 and lived on Holborn Road in Dundalk, died Monday of cancer at the hospital where he worked.

An employee of the Point Breeze Plant of the Western Electric Corp. for 18 years before it closed in 1984, he went to work at the hospital that year as a maintenance mechanic, then worked from 1986 until 1988 at Chesapeake Park, the industrial park in Middle River. He returned to the hospital in 1988, working as a stationary engineer, then as an energy management systems technician.

Born in Baltimore, he was a graduate of Kenwood High School and Dundalk Community College.

Mr. Heath made cabinets and other woodwork and liked to cook.

He had served in the Army in Vietnam from 1969 to 1970, becoming a specialist fifth class.

He was a member of the Dundalk Post of the American Legion and of the Trial Club of Dundalk, a social group.

He is survived by his wife, the former Claire E. Hiebler; a daughter, Heather L. Heath of Dundalk; his parents, Linda M. and Joseph D. Heath Sr. of Eastpoint; and a sister, Denise R. Winter of Rosedale.

The family suggested contributions to a fund bearing his name at St. Joseph Hospital.

Rev. L. H. Barton

Ocean City rector

Services for the Rev. L. Holland Barton, retired rector of St. Paul's-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church, will be held at 1 p.m. tomorrow at the church in Ocean City.

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