TC Edgar G. Rohde Sr., who owned businesses in Reisterstown for 60 years, died Tuesday of cancer at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was 75 and lived on Nicodemus Road in Reisterstown.
Services for Mr. Rohde will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow at the Eckhardt funeral establishment, 116054 Reisterstown Road, Owings Mills.
Mr. Rohde operated an appliance and furniture store and until about 15 years ago also owned a grocery store, where he started working while he was a teen-ager.
The Medina, Ohio, native served in the Navy during World War II. He belonged to the Reisterstown Post of the American Legion.
He is survived by his wife, the former Betty Richards; a daughter, Elizabeth Ann Kehne of Columbia; four sons, Edgar G. Rohde Jr. of Reisterstown, C. David Rohde of Bellingham, Wash., William C. Rohde of Colonial Heights, Va. and Robert Ted Rohde of Reisterstown; two sisters, Wilma Dowell of Cockeysville and Glenna Schucker of Lochearn; and 13 grandchildren.