Charles M. Burnham, a retired heating oil company owner who was active in building restoration and neighborhood preservation work, died March 2 of heart and respiratory ailments at his home.
A memorial service for Mr. Burnham, who was 72, will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at his home on Sudbrook Road.
Retiring in 1986, he sold Melvin J. Burnham Inc., the oil business started by his father.
The native of Owings Mills was a graduate of Franklin High School and attended the University of Maryland.
He was on the board of the Society for the Preservation of Fells Point and Federal Hill, of which he was a charter member.
He is survived by his wife, the former Bette June Harris.
The family suggested memorial contributions to the McDonogh School Scholarship Fund.