Robert W. Gerlock, 65, state trooper, sheriffRobert Walter...

March 11, 1996

Robert W. Gerlock, 65, state trooper, sheriff

Robert Walter Gerlock, a former state trooper and sheriff of Talbot County from 1982 to 1986, died March 4 of a heart attack while vacationing in Winter Haven, Fla. He was 65 and lived in Easton.

The Oxford native graduated from Easton High School in 1949, then served four years in the Navy.

He was a patrolman for the Easton Police Department from 1955 to 1956, then joined the Maryland State Police.

Mr. Gerlock served in Bel Air, North East and Chestertown and as an automobile inspections supervisor in Talbot, Dorchester, and Wicomico counties.

He retired in 1978 as a trooper first class.

After completing his term as sheriff, Mr. Gerlock was bailiff of the Talbot County Circuit Court and a member of the county Liquor Control Board. He retired last year.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. today at St. Mark's United Methodist Church in Easton.

A son, James Walter Gerlock, died last year.

He is survived by his wife of 32 years, the former Janet Cleaver; his stepmother, Fern F. Gerlock of Trappe; two sons, Robert Benjamin Gerlock of Rock Hall and Michael D. Gosnell of Easton; two daughters, Melisa Kim Gosnell of New York City and Robin G. Walker of Wake, Va.; three stepbrothers, Paul, William and Gentry Fleetwood; a stepsister, Kathleen Dyott; and three grandchildren.

Charles MacCartee Jr., 78, NASA shop planner

Charles J. MacCartee Jr., a union carpenter who retired as a shop planner for NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, died Friday of complications from an aneurysm at the Lorean Nursing Home in Columbia. He was 78.

Born in Washington, Mr. MacCartee was educated in Washington and in Prince George's and Howard counties.

He lived in Ellicott City until becoming ill about a year ago.

A carpenter in metropolitan Baltimore before going to work at Goddard in the mid-1960s, Mr. MacCartee was a shop planner for for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration before retiring in 1982.

Mr. MacCartee was a member of the Ellicott City Lions Club and St. John's Lutheran Church in Columbia.

Services will be at 1 p.m. today at St. John's, with burial in the church cemetery.

He is survived by his former wife, Vivian Wessel MacCartee; a son, Charles J. MacCartee III of Salisbury; three daughters, Sharon L. Beck of Jessup, Laura Jean Clay of Seneca, S.C., and Mary Beth Horne of Severna Park; a brother, Webster G. MacCartee of Silverhill, Ala.; a sister, Ida M. Anthony of Ellicott City; and 12 grandchildren.

Guy Stu Feiler, 54, creator, host of radio show

Guy Stu Feiler, 54, creator and host of "Page One," a syndicated radio show about books and their authors that aired on stations around the nation, died March 1 in Chicago of a heart attack. He was 54.

He had lived in Baltimore's Otterbein section for two years and was entertainment editor for a small Baltimore newspaper, the Harbor Crescent.

Services were held Tuesday.

He is survived by his wife of eight years, the former Michelle Dalton; and two cousins, David Feiler and Nadine Feiler, both of Timonium.

Pub Date: 3/11/96

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