C. William Spangler Sr., 82, Martin-Marietta officer

April 14, 2004

Charles William Spangler Sr., a retired Martin-Marietta Corp. vice president, died April 7 of complications from Alzheimer's disease at a nursing home in Daytona Beach Shores, Fla. The former Rodgers Forge resident was 82.

Born in Ridgeley, W.Va., he earned a degree from Albright College in Reading, Pa., where he played basketball and football. He served in the Army during World War II.

After the war, he took a personnel job with the old Glenn L. Martin Co. aircraft factory in Middle River. He retired about 17 years ago as data systems vice president for Martin-Marietta in Bethesda.

Services were held Saturday in Florida.

Survivors include his wife of 63 years, the former Jane Chandlee; two sons, C. William Spangler Jr. of Pembroke Pines, Fla., and John J. Spangler of Timonium; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

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