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February 3, 2004
On Saturday, January 31, 2004, JAMES M. EAKLE; beloved son of Ned and Agnes Eakle; loving companion of Hans Curnutte; devoted brother of Ned, Tim, Tom and Steve Eakle, Linda Schnell, Patty Sipocz and the late Judith Ann Eakle. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends on Wednesday 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M., at HARRY H. WITZKE FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, INC., 4112 Old Columbia Pike, Ellicott City. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday 11 A.M. at Church of the Resurrection, Ellicott City.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | October 3, 2012
William E. "Ned" Eakle, former Howard County executive and county administrator, died Tuesday of heart failure at Gilchrist Hospice in Columbia. The former West Friendship resident was 86. "We lost a part of our Howard County family — a great leader and a great friend," said County Executive Kenneth S. Ulman in a statement. "He was an outstanding public servant who believed in his county, his country and his employees. " The son of an electrician and a homemaker, William E. Eakle was born and raised in Elkridge.
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February 6, 2004
James Maurice Eakle, a retired store manager and Navy veteran, died Saturday of acquired immune deficiency syndrome at the home of his parents in Marriottsville. He was 44 and lived in Martinsburg, W.Va. Mr. Eakle was born in Detroit and raised in Ellicott City. After graduating from Howard High School in 1978, he enlisted in the Navy. He served aboard the USS Fanning. He attained the rank of petty officer and his decorations included the Navy Unit Commendation and Navy Expeditionary Medal.
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February 6, 2004
James Maurice Eakle, a retired store manager and Navy veteran, died Saturday of acquired immune deficiency syndrome at the home of his parents in Marriottsville. He was 44 and lived in Martinsburg, W.Va. Mr. Eakle was born in Detroit and raised in Ellicott City. After graduating from Howard High School in 1978, he enlisted in the Navy. He served aboard the USS Fanning. He attained the rank of petty officer and his decorations included the Navy Unit Commendation and Navy Expeditionary Medal.
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By Michael James and Michael James,Staff writer | April 10, 1991
Longtime county official William E. "Ned" Eakle hadn't been to the dump in six months until Monday, and on his return, he may have saved a life.Using CPR techniques that he had learned in a county-sponsored workshop more than three years ago, Eakle revived a 75-year-old Columbia man who had fainted, possibly because of heart trouble."
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By Gady A. Epstein and Gady A. Epstein,SUN STAFF | November 11, 1998
Howard County Executive-elect James N. Robey has tapped former County Executive William E. Eakle Sr., an adviser and contributor to Robey's campaign, to lead his transition team, which will be charged with making recommendations soon after Robey succeeds Republican Charles I. Ecker on Dec. 7.Robey also made the first appointment to his administration. His campaign manager, former police Lt. Herman Charity, will serve as his administrative assistant, a position that Robey said would pay roughly $50,000 a year.
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By Amy P. Ingram and Amy P. Ingram,Contributing Writer | January 26, 1994
For Pumpkin, a bright-eyed golden retriever, Patricia Eakle was the difference between life and death.The dog, dropped off at an animal shelter because his owners decided he was too old, would have been euthanized 2 1/2 years ago if Mrs. Eakle hadn't come along and rescued him.Mrs. Eakle, 69, works with Golden Retriever Rescue Education and Training (GRREAT), an organization that takes unwanted retrievers and places them in foster homes. The nonprofit group looks for pure-bred golden retrievers abandoned in shelters and places them in temporary foster homes until adoptive parents are found.
NEWS
February 3, 2004
On Saturday, January 31, 2004, JAMES M. EAKLE; beloved son of Ned and Agnes Eakle; loving companion of Hans Curnutte; devoted brother of Ned, Tim, Tom and Steve Eakle, Linda Schnell, Patty Sipocz and the late Judith Ann Eakle. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends on Wednesday 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M., at HARRY H. WITZKE FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, INC., 4112 Old Columbia Pike, Ellicott City. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday 11 A.M. at Church of the Resurrection, Ellicott City.
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By Lisa Respers and Lisa Respers,SUN STAFF | October 19, 2000
Polly Thornton remembers the joy of growing up during a time when neighbors were close and you didn't have to lock your door. She also remembers the pain of being called a racial epithet after being mistaken for an African-American by one of those neighbors one Halloween. That story and many others were shared yesterday at the Elkridge branch of the Howard County Library. A group of almost a dozen people gathered to participate in a story circle that is helping to preserve the history of the central Patapsco Valley.
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By Gady A. Epstein and Gady A. Epstein,SUN STAFF | November 11, 1998
Howard County Executive-elect James N. Robey has tapped former County Executive William E. Eakle Sr., an adviser and contributor to Robey's campaign, to lead his transition team, which will be charged with making recommendations soon after Robey succeeds Republican Charles I. Ecker on Dec. 7.Robey also made the first appointment to his administration. His campaign manager, former police Lt. Herman Charity, will serve as his administrative assistant, a position that Robey said would pay roughly $50,000 a year.
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