Francis Carlton Wehr Jr., 64, printer for The Sun

May 11, 2002

Francis Carlton Wehr Jr., a retired printer for The Sun, died Monday of a heart attack at his Hydes home. He was 64.

Mr. Wehr joined the newspaper's composing room in September 1963 and retired in 1999.

Born in Baltimore and raised on East Lafayette Avenue, he was known as Carl. He graduated from Mergenthaler Vocational Technical High School in 1956 and later served in the Army.

A member of the Long Green Volunteer Fire Department, Mr. Wehr also drove a school bus for the Baltimore County Department of Education and the Whitcraft Bus Service in Parkton.

He was a tenpins bowler and belonged to Mount Nebo Lodge in Perry Hall.

Funeral services were held yesterday.

He is survived by the former Virginia L. Smith, his wife of 37 years; a daughter, Denise Lynn Nash of Sparks; a brother, David Wehr of Baltimore; two sisters, Carolyn Roby and Janet McGhee, both of Baltimore; and two grandchildren.

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