James R. RuddockTypewriter firm retireeJames R. Ruddock, a...

September 13, 1994

James R. Ruddock

Typewriter firm retiree

James R. Ruddock, a retired typewriter mechanic and salesman, died Saturday at his home in Indiana, Pa. He was 77 and had moved to Indiana from the Baltimore area when he retired in 1980.

The native of western Pennsylvania settled in the Baltimore area in 1950 and worked as a quality control inspector at the Glenn L. Martin Co. for about 15 years. He then joined Higdon Inc., a typewriter firm on Maryland Avenue, and retired in 1980.

Earlier, he was a coal miner in Pennsylvania and served in the Army Air Forces during World War II.

He was a member of the Liberty Lodge of the Masons in Baltimore and the Veterans of Foreign Wars and other organizations in Indiana.

Services were set for 2 p.m. today at the Bowser-Minich Funeral Home in Indiana.

He is survived by his wife, the former Margaret McConville; three sons, James Richard Ruddock of Perry Hall, Robert William Ruddock of Towson and Terry Lee Ruddock of Bel Air; a sister, Mary Fowler of Indiana; and six grandchildren.

Lottie Lee Walton

Technician, seamstress

Lottie Lee Walton, a technician for a research and development company and a former seamstress, died Saturday of cancer at her Northeast Baltimore home. She was 53.

She had worked for about six years for SAFT America Inc. in Cockeysville. Before then, she had been a seamstress for 22 years for Misty Harbor Ltd., raincoat manufacturers.

Born in Dinwiddie County, Va., the former Lottie Lee Greenwood came to Baltimore with her family as a child and attended Carver Vocational-Technical High School.

Her first husband, Ronald W. Matthews, died in 1975.

Her husband, the Rev. David Walton, is pastor of Christian Memorial Church, 2001 W. North Ave., where services will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow.

Other survivors include two sons, Rodney and Lorne Matthews, and two daughters, Rhonda and Romyrna Matthews, all of Baltimore; four stepsons, Nathaniel and David Walton Jr. of Virginia and Delroy and Ronald Matthews of Baltimore; two stepdaughters, Helen and Diane Matthews of Baltimore; three sisters, Sadie Bennett, Shirley Cannon and Debora Boone; and a brother, Johnnie Greenwood, all of Baltimore; and six grandchildren.

Gerard M. "Jer" Shadbolt, a driver for Emerald Cab Co., died Sept. 2 at Maryland Shock Trauma Center of multiple injuries he received the previous day, when he was struck by a car while crossing Eastern Boulevard in the Eastpoint section of Baltimore County. He was 40.

Born in Dublin, Ireland, he emigrated to Baltimore in 1959 with his parents and settled in Irvington. He attended parochial schools and Dundalk High School.

He was a songwriter who performed in bars in Fells Point and Dundalk. He was proud of a letter he received from former President George Bush, who encouraged him in his song writing.

Graveside services were set for 2 p.m. today at New Cathedral Cemetery, 4300 Old Frederick Road, Baltimore. Survivors include his estranged wife, the former Nanette Zegal of Dundalk; a sister, Loretto Gubernatis of Arbutus; a friend, Mary Kincaid of Dundalk; and two nephews and two nieces.

James Guy Kellogg

Submarine veteran

James Guy "Jim" Kellogg, a World War II submarine veteran and tour guide for the USS Torsk in Baltimore's Inner Harbor, died Sept. 3 after a long bout with cancer. He was 72.

During World War II, the Harwood resident served on the USS Blackfish from the time he joined the Navy in January 1942 until his discharge in December 1945. The submarine patrolled from Africa to Iceland and throughout the Pacific.

He was awarded the Submarine Combat Pin.

After working for the B&O railroad for 10 years, the native of Springfield, Mass., was an engineer in the merchant marine for more than 20 years. He was a stationary engineer for the Smithsonian Institution, the Washington YMCA and the Washington Hilton until his retirement in 1991.

He was active in veterans' affairs, serving as the commander of the Delmarva chapter of U.S. Submarine Veterans of WWII in 1989 and 1990. He was to resume the post next month.

He edited the chapter's newsletter, Main Ballast, for 10 years.

Memorial services were set for 10:45 a.m. today at the Fort Myer chapel in Arlington, Va., followed by interment at Arlington National Cemetery.

In addition to his wife, the former Claire Ferris Busha, he is survived by three daughters, Regina Middaugh of Middletown, Mary Ludetski of Waldorf and Patti Foley of Hartford, Conn.; two sons, James G. Kellogg III of Springfield and Mark Busha of Harwood; a sister, Lauretta White of Prince George's County; and 10 grandchildren.

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