Jamil Molock, a welder and Cambridge resident, drowned Wednesday while swimming in the Choptank River near the Caroline County town of Choptank. He was 23.
Mr. Molock, a Cambridge native, was a 1998 graduate of Cambridge South High School. He developed an interest in underwater welding and construction while in high school, and attended Divers Academy International in Camden, N.J.
Mr. Molock enjoyed playing video games and performing odd jobs around his home.
He was a member of Christ United Methodist Church in Cambridge, where services will be held at 1 p.m. tomorrow.
Survivors include his parents, Richard N. Molock of Cambridge and Salimah Bass Rasin of Pikesville; two brothers, Richard Molock and Karim Molock, both of Cambridge; his stepparents, Keith Rasin of Pikesville and Brenda C. Molock of Cambridge; two stepbrothers, Jerome M. Tilghman and Montro L. Tilghman, both of Cambridge; three stepsisters, Yvonne M. Sharp and Tywanda M. Jolley, both of Cambridge, and Kara Rasin of Easton; and stepgrandparents Charles and Charlotte Fisher of Baltimore.