Tony Harned, owner of Bob's Mini-Mart and Deli in Queenstown, died of a heart attack Tuesday at Memorial Hospital in Easton. He was 51.
The Denton resident was born and reared in Laurel, where he graduated from Arundel High School in 1969. He earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Maryland, College Park in 1973.
Mr. Harned began working for Acme Markets when he was 16 years old, joining the Arbutus store full time after graduating from UMCP.
In 1982, he was promoted to manager of the company's Denton store, a position he held until 1990, when he purchased Bob's Mini-Mart and Deli in Queenstown.
Mr. Harned was a well-known recreation league coach of baseball, softball and soccer.
He was an avid golfer and a member of the Queenstown Golf Links Men's League, and an honorary member of the Queenstown Volunteer Fire Department.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. today at Centreville United Methodist Church, 608 Church Hill Road, Centreville.
Mr. Harned is survived by his wife of 29 years, the former E. Anne MacDaniel; a son, Bradley A. Harned of Denton; a daughter, April M. Harned of Denton; a sister, Anna L. Jenkins of Lehigh Acres, Fla.; his mother, Eleanor F. Harned of New Port Richey, Fla.; and a granddaughter.