Clark Mason Davis, 85, construction project chiefClark...

August 18, 1999

Clark Mason Davis, 85, construction project chief

Clark Mason Davis, a retired civil engineer and construction project manager who oversaw the building of a section of the Jones Falls Expressway, died Sunday of prostate cancer at Carroll Lutheran Village Health Care Center in Westminster. He was 85.

The former Hagerstown resident moved to the Carroll County retirement community in 1990, after he retired from Hardaway Co. of Columbus, Ga., where he had worked since 1955.

At Hardaway, he managed many highway, pipeline and bridge projects in the Baltimore-Washington area, including segment of the Jones Falls Expressway from the Baltimore County line to Cold Spring Lane, which opened to traffic in 1961.

Born in Griffin, Ga., he attended North Georgia College in Dahlonega and Georgia Tech in Atlanta.

He had been vice president of the Carroll Lutheran Village Residents Association and was a communicant of Ascension Episcopal Church in Westminster.

He was a member of the Sons of the Confederacy and the Sons of the American Revolution.

In 1942, he married Frances Tarpley, who died in 1989.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. today in Krug Chapel at Carroll Lutheran Village, 300 St. Luke Circle.

He is survived by a daughter, Frances Pollard of Glyndon; and two grandchildren.

Carl `Pete' Weber Jr., 62, moving company executive

Carl "Pete" Weber Jr., a retired moving company executive and former Baltimorean, died Saturday of cancer at his home in Susquehanna, Pa. He was 62.

At his death, he was owner of C. Weber & Co., an accounting firm in Jackson, Pa. In Baltimore, he was president of Republic Van Lines from 1974 to 1979. That year, he returned to Philadelphia to again become president of Miller North Broad Moving & Storage Co., a position he had held for 30 years before moving to Baltimore. He retired in 1992.

Born and raised in Baltimore, he was a 1955 graduate of the Gilman School and earned a degree in corporate finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 1959.

He had served as chairman of the board of governors of the old Lutheran Hospital in Baltimore.

Services will be held at 10: 30 a.m. today in Pennsylvania.

He is survived by his wife of 41 years, the former Joan Feete; a son, Carl Weber III of Tulsa, Okla.; a daughter, Leigh C. Weber of Clarks Summit, Pa.; and six grandchildren.

Philip F. Richman, 80, owned Annapolis pharmacy

Philip F. Richman, a retired pharmacist, died of heart failure Monday at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin. He was 80 and had homes in Ocean City and North Miami Beach, Fla.

Mr. Richman owned Richman's Pharmacy in Annapolis for more than two decades and retired in 1972. Earlier, he managed a drugstore in Baltimore.

He founded the Jewish War Veterans chapter in Annapolis and was a member of the Elks Lodge and Masons in Ocean City.

The Annapolis native graduated from the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy in 1941 and served in the 29th Infantry Division during World War II.

Services will be held at noon today at Congregation Kneseth Israel, 1125 Spa Road, Annapolis.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, the former Thelma Kahn; two sons, Gary Richman of Rehobeth Beach, Fla., and Ellis Richman of Tampa, Fla.; a brother, Marvin Richman of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; and two sisters, Irene Turk of Delray Beach, Fla., and Gloria Dorris of Boca Raton, Fla.


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