Tyron DeCarlo Leggett, 12, enjoyed speed skating...

August 30, 1996

Tyron DeCarlo Leggett, 12, enjoyed speed skating, chess

Tyron DeCarlo Leggett, who liked speed skating and chess, died Sunday of a brain tumor at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 12.

He was born in Salisbury and was a fifth-grade student at Glen Avenue Elementary School there when he was diagnosed with the tumor. His family moved to Baltimore so he could be treated at Hopkins.

At the time of his death, he was a sixth-grader at the Upton Home and Hospital School, where he made the honor roll and had perfect attendance.

He recently became a member of New Shiloh Baptist Church, 2100 N. Monroe St., where his funeral will be held at 11: 30 a.m. today.

Survivors include his parents, Larry Carr Jr. of Salisbury and Letitia Horsey of Baltimore; two brothers, Andrew Simpson of Salisbury and Anthony Leggett of Baltimore; and his grandparents, Louis and JoAnne Brown and Larry and Annette Carr, all of Salisbury.

Lisa Ann Baker, 31, Hampden homemaker

Lisa Ann Baker, a homemaker, died Tuesday of melanoma at her Hampden home. She was 31.

Though she had been ill for five years, she continued to lead as normal a life as possible, according to family members, never missing family gatherings or her son's Little League games.

The lifelong resident of Hampden was educated in city schools.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. today at Burgee-Henss Funeral Home, 3631 Falls Road, Hampden.

Survivors include her son, Michael "Mickie" Rock Jr.; her parents, Russell and Marian Baker of Baltimore; three brothers, Michael Welk of Baltimore, Russell I. Baker Jr. of Irving, Ill., and William Baker of Roanoke, Va.; and seven sisters, Yvonne Shields, Dawn Baker and Mary Lee Baker, all of Baltimore, Brenda Clifton, Karen Faye and Theresa Gregory, all of Craigsville, Va., and Robin Mitchell of Woodbridge, Va. Rebecca Patrick Woods, a homemaker, died of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Wednesday at Medbridge Nursing Center in Rosedale. She was 62 and lived in Parkville.

The native of Garrett, Ky., was a member of the Parkville American Legion Auxiliary, where she was sergeant-at-arms, and the Rosedale Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary.

Services were held Monday.

She is survived by two daughters, Debra O'Brennan of Severn and Tommie Bockner of Baltimore; a son, William Woods of Amarillo, Texas; a sister, Ersie Patrick of Orlando, Fla.; two brothers, Joseph Paul Patrick of Jacksonville, Fla., and James Walter Patrick of New Paris, Ohio; nine grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. April Sharonda Armstead, a Baltimore police community services officer, died Sunday at Good Samaritan Hospital of leukemia. She was 30 and lived in Govans.

Ms. Armstead had been employed for three months as a community services officer and was assigned to Cherry Hill. Earlier, she worked at an office supply store.

She was a 1984 graduate of City College and was studying business administration at Baltimore City Community College.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. today at Chatman-Harris Funeral Home, 5240 Reisterstown Road.

She is survived by four brothers, McKinley Watson Jr. and Tyrone Armstead, Dwayne Armstead and Albert Armstead Jr., all of Baltimore; four sisters, Lillian Armstead of Ellicott City and Vicki Sloan, Linda Frost and Lydia Armstead-Merrick, all of Baltimore; and two nephews. William J. Ziegler Sr., a lawyer who worked for the Social Security Administration for 35 years, died Monday of cancer at his Ellicott City home. He was 63.

He retired in 1992 from the administration's Woodlawn headquarters, where he had been a disability policy analyst, court action specialist and legal assistant.

The East Baltimore native graduated from Mount St. Joseph High School in 1952 then served in the Navy. He earned a bachelor's degree from Loyola College in 1958 a law degree in 1965 from the University of Baltimore Law School.

He was a member of the Maryland Bar Association.

He was a member of the Roman Catholic Church of the Resurrection, 3175 Paulskirk Road in Ellicott City, where a memorial Mass will be offered at 11 a.m. today.

He is survived by his wife of 37 years, the former Jacqueline Dees; a son, William J. Ziegler Jr. of Ellicott City; a brother, Charles Ziegler of Kingwood, W.Va.; and two sisters, Mary Lewis and Dorothy Bittner, both of Baltimore.

Donald K. Young, 54, geological surveyor

Donald K. Young, a retired surveyor, died Tuesday of cancer at his West Baltimore home. He was 54.

He retired in 1986 after 10 years as a federal geological surveyor. Before that, he was an inventory supervisor at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Washington.

The Baltimore native graduated from City College in 1961 and served in the Air Force. He attended American University .

L His marriage to the former Lauretta Dorsey ended in divorce.

Services will be held at 10: 30 a.m. tomorrow at Still Meadow Christian Church, 5110 Frederick Road, Catonsville.

He is survived by three daughters, Rehya, Heather and Andrea Young, all of Rosedale; his mother, Lucine Young of Baltimore; four brothers, Freddy Young of Woodlawn, Arthur and Barry Young, both of Baltimore, and Roger Young of Reston, Va.; and (( two sisters, Norma Young-Wyatt of Baltimore and Theresa Young Smith of Randallstown.

Pub Date: 8/30/96

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