Richard M. Cornwell, 80, salesman and farmerRichard M...

October 20, 1999

Richard M. Cornwell, 80, salesman and farmer

Richard M. Cornwell, a salesman and farmer, died Friday of unknown causes at Greater Baltimore Medical Center two days after a hernia operation in York, Pa. He was 80.

Since 1964, he had lived on an 85-acre farm in White Hall, where he grew wheat, corn and soybeans and raised beef cattle.

He was born in Alexandria, Va., but spent most of his youth in Riverdale and Hyattsville, graduating from Hyattsville High School.

A chief petty officer in the Navy, he was stationed in the Pacific during World War II. After he was discharged in November 1945, he worked as a radio announcer in Tarboro, N.C., before moving to Baltimore about 1950.

He operated a soft-drink distribution company from 1956 to 1970, then was a vice president of Allegheny Beverage Corp. for four years. In 1974, he became a sales representative for vending-machine maker Dixie Narco Inc.

Mr. Cornwell was a member of Mason-Dixon Baptist Church in New Freedom, Pa., where services were held yesterday.

He is survived by his wife, the former Mary Doris Heine, whom he married in 1952; six sons, Richard S. Cornwell of Glenville, Pa., John G. Cornwell of Upperco, Quintin J. A. Cornwell of Shrewsbury, Pa., and Gregory S. Cornwell, David D. Cornwell and Thomas J. Cornwell, all of White Hall; two sisters, Evelyn Mellinger and Dorothy Thomas, both of Hyattsville; and 16 grandchildren.

George Michael Llewellyn, 67, founded Estimation Inc.

George Michael Llewellyn, board chairman of a company that estimates the cost of construction projects, died Saturday of cancer at St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 67 and lived in Timonium.

He and a partner founded Estimation Inc. in 1973. Today, the business has 100 employees and branches in three countries.

He sold typewriters and calculators and had owned Llewellyn Business Machines in Columbia and Timonium in the 1960s.

Born in Ridley Park, Pa., he graduated from Glen-Nor High School and served in the Navy during the Korean War.

A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 10 a.m. today at St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, 101 Church Lane, Texas.

He is survived by his wife, the former Claire Edwina White, whom he married in 1951; three sons, George Michael Llewellyn of Baltimore, Kenneth Jon Llewellyn of Dallas and Daniel Charles Llewellyn of Towson; three daughters, Patricia Jean Perentesis of Points, W.Va., Cecilia Ann Lanuto of Orlando, Fla., and Katie Elizabeth Llewellyn of Baltimore; a sister, Rita D. Kimble of Millsboro, Del.; eight grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.

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